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pronoun [C]

uk   /prəʊ/  us   /proʊ/ (plural pros)

pro noun [C] (ADVANTAGE)

B2 an advantage or a reason for doing something: One of the big pros of living in Madrid is the night life.
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pro noun [C] (SPORTSPERSON)

informal a person who plays sport as a job rather than as a hobby: a tennis pro a pro golfer
the pros and cons the advantages and disadvantages of something, especially something that you are considering doing: We're just weighing up the pros and cons of moving to a bigger house.

proadjective, preposition

uk   /prəʊ/  us   /proʊ/
supporting or agreeing with something: Are you pro or anti the new bill (= do you support it or are you against it)?
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