Pro meaning

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Professional.

Pro football.

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Pro means for, or in favor of.

An example of pro used as an adjective is in the term "pro life," which means in favor of life.

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Pro is defined as on the yes side.

An example of pro used as an adverb is in the phrase "pro healthy eating," which means in favor of healthy eating.

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The definition of a pro is a professional, or the yes side of a debate question.

An example of a pro is a Major League Baseball player.

An example of a pro is the side of the argument that disagrees with those who hold the con position.

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An argument or consideration in favor of something.

Weighing the pros and cons.

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One who supports a proposal or takes the affirmative side in a debate.
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In favor; affirmatively.

Arguing pro and con.

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Affirmative; supporting.

A pro vote.

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A professional, especially in sports.
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An expert in a field of endeavor.
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Public relations officer.
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Supporting; favoring.

Prorevolutionary.

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On the affirmative side; favorably.
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Anterior; in front of.

Procephalic.

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Favorable.
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Favorably disposed toward; for.
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A person who favors the affirmative side of some debatable question.
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An argument in favor of something.

The pros and cons of a matter.

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A vote for the affirmative.
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A golfer, tennis player, etc. affiliated with a particular club as a contestant, teacher, etc.
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Public relations officer (or office)
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Before in place or time.

Proclaim, prognosis.

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Moving forward or ahead of.

Proclivity.

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Forth.

Produce.

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Substituting for, acting for.

Procathedral.

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Defending, supporting.

Prolabor.

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(.PROfessional) A top-level Internet domain used by licensed professionals such as doctors and lawyers. Registrants for this domain must submit their credentials. The dot-pro name was added in 2000. See Internet domain name.
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Pronounced dot pro. The Internet generic Top Level Domain (gTLD) reserved exclusively for certified professionals, professional companies, and professional associations. Individual professional domains include .med.pro for doctors, .law.pro for lawyers, and .cpa.pro for accountants. This is an unsponsored domain. See also gTLD, Internet, and unsponsored domain.
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(biochemistry) IUPAC 3-letter abbreviation of proline.
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Abbreviation of Proverbs.
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Acting in the place of; substituting for.

Proform.

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Origin of pro

  • L < pro, before, forward, for: see pro-
    From Webster's New World College Dictionary, 5th Edition
  • Gr pro- < pro, before: see pro
    From Webster's New World College Dictionary, 5th Edition
  • Middle English from Old French from Latin pro-, prō- from prō for per1 in Indo-European roots
    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
  • Middle English from Old French from Greek from pro before, in front per1 in Indo-European roots
    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
  • Middle English from Latin prō for per1 in Indo-European roots
    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
  • From Wiktionary