pro adj : in favor of (an action or proposal etc.); "a pro vote" [ant: anti]
- Rhymes: -əʊ
Etymology 1From Latin pro, "on behalf of."
Prefixpro (often hyphenated)
- In favor of.
- In favor of
- The Republican party claims to be pro family.
In favor of
- Finnish: puolesta
- Shortened from professional.
a professional sportsman
- Finnish: ammattilainen
someone who is very good at something
- Všechno má svá pro a proti. -- Everything has its pros and cons.
- because of
Prepositionpro (+ )
EtymologyA recent Latinism, from the Latin pro; see above.
Usage notesEquivalent to, and often replaced with, en pro de (see en, de) or a favor de (see a, favor).
Pro may refer to:
PRO may refer to:
- Patient-reported outcome, in clinical trials
- Pensionärernas riksorganisation, the Swedish National Pensioners’ Organisation
- Performance rights organisation
- Producer responsibility organisation
- Pasadena Roof Orchestra, a contemporary band from England
- PRO (category theory), a construction in mathematics
- PRO (linguistics), an empty category whose existence is postulated in classical Government and Binding Theory
- Propuesta Republicana, known as PRO, a political party in Argentina
- Public Record Office, of the United Kingdom
- Public Relations Officer, corporate communications officer
- Pressure Retarded Osmosis
pro in German: Pro
pro in Esperanto: PRO
pro in French: Pro
pro in Italian: PRO
pro in Japanese: プロ (曖昧さ回避)
pro in Norwegian: Pro
pro in Kölsch: PRO (Watt ėßß datt?)
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