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pro-am

 (prō′ăm′)
n.
A sports event, such as a golf tournament, in which professionals compete with or against amateurs.


pro′-am′ adj.
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pro-am

(ˈprəʊˈæm)
adj
(General Sporting Terms) (of a golf tournament, snooker tournament, etc) involving both professional and amateur players
n
(General Sporting Terms) a sporting tournament involving both professional and amateur players
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pro-am

(ˈproʊˈæm)
n.
any sporting event in which professionals play with amateurs.
[1945–50; pro(fessional)-am(ateur)]
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