Definition of pro- prefix from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//prəʊ//
; NAmE NAmE//proʊ//
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(in adjectives) in favour of; supporting pro-democracy compare anti- More Like This Prefixes a-, ante-, anti-, be-, co-, de-, demi-, dis-, en-, ex-, extra-, hyper-, hypo-, il-, in-, infra-, inter-, intra-, mis-, non-, off-, oft-, out-, over-, para-, post-, pre-, pro-, re-, retro-, semi-, sub-, trans-, ultra-, un-, under-, up-See worksheet. Word Originfrom Latin pro ‘in front of, on behalf of, instead of, on account of’.
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