outlook


outlook
outlook out‧look [ˈaʊtlʊk] noun [singular]
the way things are expected to develop in the future:

• Given the current economic outlook, the group expects its media businesses to generate increased earnings over the next five years.

outlook for

• The company blamed its weak performance on the recession and said the outlook for the rest of the year is brighter.

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outlook UK US /ˈaʊtlʊk/ noun [S]
the way a particular situation is expected to develop in the future, for example, whether it will get better or worse: »

If the inflationary outlook continues to get worse, the central bank will not hesitate to act.

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the economic/financial/trading outlook

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the long-term/short-term/medium-term outlook

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a gloomy/uncertain/positive outlook

the outlook for sth »

Economic growth has slowed considerably as and soaring energy prices continue to cloud the outlook for the world economy.

the outlook is/remains bleak/bright/uncertain, etc. »

This year's economic outlook remains uncertain.

the attitude of a person or organization in relation to a particular situation: sb's/sth's outlook on sth »

Canadian investors are gauging the Fed's outlook on rates as an early indication of whether the Bank of Canada can drop its key rate again.


Financial and business terms. 2012.

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