Definition of pro-family in English:

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Pronunciation: /prōˈfam(ə)lē/


chiefly US
Promoting family life and traditional moral values.
Example sentences
  • For many pro-family voters, protecting traditional marriage ranks ahead of the economy and job creation.
  • Other voices are then heard: feminists, family therapists, Christian pro-family movements, economists, and the civil society.
  • Socially progressive, pro-business but anti-corporate, pro-family but anti ‘conservative family values’, we are a diverse and dynamic group of people who deserve to be heard.

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Syllabification: pro-fam·i·ly

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