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prōspectō āvī, ātus, āre, freq.

prospicio, to look forth, look out, look at, view, behold, see after off, gaze upon : ex tectis fenestrisque, L.: Campani moenia urbis prospectantes repleverant, L.: mare: proelium, S.: e puppi pontum, O.—Of places, to command, look towards, lie towards : villa, quae monte summo posita Prospectat Siculum, Ph.: hos (campos) terra prospectat, Cu.: vastum turribus aequor, Tb.: locus late prospectans, Ta. —Fig., to look for, expect, hope, look out for, await : exsilium: diem de die prospectans, ecquod auxilium appareret, L.: te quoque fata Prospectant paria, await , V.

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