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Definition of pro noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



(pl. pros) (informal)
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  • a person who works as a professional, especially in a sport a golf pro a young boxer who's just turned pro He handled the situation like an old pro (= someone who has a lot of experience). She's a real pro.
  • Idioms
    the pros and cons
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    the advantages and disadvantages of something We weighed up the pros and cons.
    See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: pro