Meaning of “pro-am” in the English Dictionary

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"pro-am" in British English

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pro-amadjective [ before noun ]

uk /ˌprəʊˈæm/ us /ˌproʊˈæm/

A pro-am competition is one in which the teams include professionals (= people who compete as a job) and amateurs (= people who compete for pleasure):

a pro-am golf competition

(Definition of “pro-am” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)