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PRO

abbr.
public relations officer

pro 1

 (prō)
n. pl. pros
1. An argument or consideration in favor of something: weighing the pros and cons.
2. One who supports a proposal or takes the affirmative side in a debate.
adv.
In favor; affirmatively: arguing pro and con.
adj.
Affirmative; supporting: a pro vote.

[Middle English, from Latin prō, for; see per in Indo-European roots.]

pro 2

 (prō) Informal
n. pl. pros
1. A professional, especially in sports.
2. An expert in a field of endeavor.
adj.
Professional: pro football.

pro

(prəʊ)
adv
in favour of a motion, issue, course of action, etc. Compare anti
prep
in favour of
n, pl pros
1. (usually plural) an argument or vote in favour of a proposal or motion
2. (usually plural) a person who votes in favour of a proposal, motion, etc
[from Latin prō (prep) in favour of]

pro

(prəʊ)
n, pl pros
1. informal short for professional
2. slang a prostitute
the internet domain name for
(Computer Science) professional practitioner
adj
informal short for professional
[C19: by shortening]

PRO

abbreviation for
1. (Government, Politics & Diplomacy) Public Records Office
2. (Commerce) public relations officer

pro1

(proʊ)

adv., n., pl. pros. adv.
1. in favor of a proposition, opinion, etc.
n.
2. the argument, position, arguer, or voter for something.
Compare con 1.
[1350–1400; Middle English < Latin prō (preposition) in favor of, for; akin to per-, Greek pró, Skt pra]

pro2

(proʊ)

adj., n., pl. pros.
professional.
[1840–50; by shortening]

PRO

or P.R.O.,

public relations officer.

pro-1

,
1. a prefix, having anti- as its opposite, used to form adjectives that have the general sense “favoring” the group, interests, course of action, etc., denoted by the headword: pro-choice; pro-American; prowar.
2. a prefix occurring in loanwords from Latin, with the meanings “forward,” forming esp. verbs denoting forward movement or location (proceed; progress), advancement (promote; propose), or bringing into existence (procreate; produce); “before, outside of” (profane); “in place of” (pronoun).
[< Latin prō-, pro-, comb. form representing prō pro1]

pro-2

,
a prefix, occurring orig. in loanwords from Greek, with the meanings “before, beforehand, in front of” (prognosis; prophylactic; prothesis), “front part, extremity” (proboscis), “primitive or embryonic form,” “precursor” (prodrug; pronephros; prosimian).
[< Greek, comb. form of pró for, before; see pro1]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.pro - an athlete who plays for paypro - an athlete who plays for pay  
athlete, jock - a person trained to compete in sports
free agent - (sports) a professional athlete who is free to sign a contract to play for any team
semipro, semiprofessional - an athlete who plays for pay on a part-time basis
2.pro - an argument in favor of a proposal
argument, statement - a fact or assertion offered as evidence that something is true; "it was a strong argument that his hypothesis was true"
con - an argument opposed to a proposal
Adj.1.pro - in favor of (an action or proposal etc.); "a pro vote"
anti - not in favor of (an action or proposal etc.)
Adv.1.pro - in favor of a proposition, opinion, etc.
con - in opposition to a proposition, opinion, etc.; "much was written pro and con"
Translations
مُؤَيِّد
kladpropro a proti
pro
ammattilainenetuhyvä puolipuolesta
meîrök; rök meî og á móti
par un pret
olumlu olumsuz noktalar

PRO

N ABBR
1. =Public Record OfficeArchivo m Nacional
2. =public relations officer

pro

1 [prəʊ]
A. PREFIX
1. (= in favour of) → pro, en pro de
pro-Sovietpro-soviético
pro-Spanishhispanófilo
pro-Europeaneuropeísta
they were terribly pro-Francoeran unos franquistas furibundos, eran partidarios acérrimos de Franco
2. pro rata
see pro rata
3. pro tem; pro tempore
see pro tem
B. N the pros and conslos pros y los contras
we are weighing up the pros and the consestamos estudiando los pros y los contras

pro

2 [prəʊ] N (= professional) → profesional mf

pro

3 [prəʊ] N (= prostitute) → puta f

pro

[ˈprəʊ]
n
(SPORT)pro m/f
(= good, reliable person)
You're a real pro → Tu es un vrai pro.
the pros and cons → le pour et le contre
the pros and cons of doing sth → les avantages et les inconvénients qu'il y a à faire qch
to weigh up the pros and cons → peser le pour et le contre
We weighed up the pros and cons → Nous avons pesé le pour et le contre.
to have pros and cons → avoir du bon et du mauvais
prep (= in favour of) → pro

pro

1
n (inf)Profi m

pro

2
n (inf: = prostitute) → Nutte f (inf)

pro

3
prep (= in favour of)für
n the pros and consdas Für und Wider, das Pro und Kontra

pro

1 [prəʊ] n the pros and consi pro e i contro

pro

2 [prəʊ] n (fam) (Sport) → professionista m/f

pro1

(prəu)
short for professional.

pro2

(prəu) : pros and cons (prouzənˈkonz)
the arguments for and against. Let's hear all the pros and cons before we make a decision.
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