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Prospective refers to an event that is likely or expected to happen in the future. For example, a prospective student is someone who is considering attending a school. A prospective cohort study is a type of study, e.g., in sociology or medicine, that follows participants for a particular future time period.

It may also refer to the following:

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  • Retrospective generally means to study events that already have taken place.