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English

Pronunciation

Etymology 1

From Latin pro, on behalf of

Noun

Singular
pro

Plural
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pro ({{{1}}})
  1. an advantage of something, especially when contrasted with its disadvantages (cons).
    pros and cons
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Preposition

pro

  1. In favor of
    The Republican party claims to be pro family.
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Etymology 2

Noun

Singular
pro

Plural
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  1. a professional sportsman
  2. (colloquial) professional someone who is very good at something
    When it comes to DIY, he's a real pro.
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Czech

Pronunciation

Preposition

pro

  1. for

Noun

pro n.

  1. pro (advantage)
    Všechno má svá pro a proti.Everything has its pros and cons.

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Esperanto

Preposition

pro

  1. because of

German

Preposition

pro [[Category:Template:lang:de prepositions|pro]]

  1. per

Italian

Preposition

pro

  1. for, in favour of

Noun

pro m. inv.

  1. good, benefit, advantage

Noun

pro m. inv.

  1. pro (as in pros and cons)
  2. pro (a professional)

Latin

Preposition

pro (+ ablative)

  1. on behalf of
  2. before
  3. in front, instead of
  4. for
  5. about
  6. according to
  7. as, like

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Spanish

Etymology

A recent Latinism, from the Latin pro; see above.

Preposition

pro

  1. pro, in favor of, for

Usage notes

Equivalent to, and often replaced with, en pro de (see en, de) or a favor de (see a, favor).

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