sustantivo (plural pros)• informal
- 1A professional, especially in sport: a tennis proMás ejemplos en oraciones
- Does he protest when baseball or tennis players become pros right after high school?
- The sites usually list bios and name some of the professional designations that qualified pros have.
- Sports staffs now call on country club pros to serve as tennis instructors.
adjetivoVolver al principio
- (Of a person or an event) professional: a pro golferMás ejemplos en oraciones
- In addition, the pro fitness contest might become a pro figure event instead.
- As far as the pro teams were concerned, Glasgow enjoyed a good start to the season and got as as far as the semi-finals of the Celtic League, proving that they are becoming more competitive.
- However, there is an irony in the fact that if the plan to off-load the pro teams is successful they again will need a chief executive.
mid 19th century: abbreviation.
sustantivo (plural pros)(usually pros)
- An advantage or argument in favour of something: the pros and cons of share ownershipMás ejemplos en oraciones
- Hopefully you would have seen a more balanced argument to the pros and cons of GM, and that we shouldn't believe every thing we read.
- The essays in this issue explore the pros and cons, the advantages and dangers of taking human rights seriously.
- Weighing up the pros and cons, I pressed ‘yes’ and got out of there.
preposición & adverbioVolver al principio
- In favour of: [as preposition]: they were pro the virtues of individualismMás ejemplos en oraciones
- Prior to Japananese colonization, SK was split between pro-Chinese & pro Japanese factions.
- ‘If a village was not pro Viet Cong before we came, it sure was after we left,’ one GI observed.
- I'm as pro business, pro free enterprise as anybody in the country.
late Middle English (as a noun): from Latin, literally 'for, on behalf of'.