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  ( pros    plural  )
1       n-count   A pro is a professional.  
INFORMAL, Antonym: amateur   I have enjoyed playing with some of the top pros from Europe and America.     
2       adj   A pro player is a professional sportsman or woman. You can also use pro to refer to sports that are played by professional sportsmen or women.  
  (AM)   ADJ n  
...a former college and pro basketball player...     
3       prep   If you are pro a particular course of action or belief, you agree with it or support it.  
  (mainly BRIT)   (=for)     (Antonym: anti)    I'm one of the few that's very pro performance-related pay.     
4    The pros and cons of something are its advantages and disadvantages, which you consider carefully so that you can make a sensible decision.  
pros and cons      phrase   PHR after v, oft PHR of -ing/n  
Motherhood has both its pros and cons.     

You can add pro- to adjectives and nouns in order to form adjectives that describe people who support or admire a particular person, system, or idea.      prefix  
He was at the forefront of the pro-democracy campaign in the country..., Younger voters are strongly pro-European...     
pro-am        ( pro-ams    plural  ) , pro am   A pro-am is a sports competition in which professional and amateur players compete together.      n-count   oft N n  
...a sponsored pro-am golf tournament.     
pro-choice      , prochoice  
Someone who is pro-choice thinks that women have a right to choose whether or not to give birth to a child they have conceived, and to have an abortion if they do not want the child.      adj  
  (Antonym: pro-life)   
...the pro-choice movement..., most of the electorate is pro-choice.     
pro forma   , pro-forma   In banking, a company's pro forma balance or earnings are their expected balance or earnings.     (BUSINESS)      adj   usu ADJ n  
Someone who is pro-life thinks that women do not have a right to choose whether or not to give birth to a child they have conceived, and that abortion is wrong in most or all circumstances.      adj   usu ADJ n     (Antonym: pro-choice)    ...the pro-life movement.     
pro rata   , pro-rata   If something is distributed pro rata, it is distributed in proportion to the amount or size of something.  
FORMAL      adv   ADV after v  
All part-timers should be paid the same, pro rata, as full-timers doing the same job.     
      Pro rata is also an adjective., adj   ADJ n  
They are paid their salaries and are entitled to fringe benefits on a pro-rata basis.     
pro tem     
If someone has a particular position or job pro tem, they have it temporarily.  
FORMAL      adv   n ADV  
...the president pro tem of the California State Senate.     
quid pro quo        ( quid pro quos    plural  ) A quid pro quo is a gift or advantage that is given to someone in return for something that they have done.  
FORMAL      n-count  
The statement is emphatic in stating that there must be a quid pro quo...     
Traducción diccionario Collins Inglés Cobuild  

quid pro quo

compensation, equivalent, exchange, interchange, reprisal, retaliation, substitution, tit for tat  

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pro forma, pro rata, pro tem, pro am

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