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PRO

public relations officer.
Also, P.R.O.
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pro1 (prəʊ)
 
adv
1.  Compare anti in favour of a motion, issue, course of action, etc
 
prep
2.  in favour of
 
n , pros
3.  (usually plural) See also pros and cons an argument or vote in favour of a proposal or motion
4.  (usually plural) a person who votes in favour of a proposal, motion, etc
 
[from Latin prō (prep) in favour of]

pro2 (prəʊ)
 
n , pl pros
1.  informal short for professional
 
the internet domain name for
2.  professional practitioner
 
n
3.  slang a prostitute
 
adj
4.  informal short for professional
 
[C19: by shortening]

PRO
 
abbreviation for
1.  Public Records Office
2.  public relations officer

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pro
1866, shortening of professional. The adj. is first recorded 1932. Pro-am "including professionals and amateurs" is from 1949.
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Medical Dictionary

Pro abbr.
proline

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pro definition


  1. n.
    a professional (at anything); someone as good as a professional. : When it comes to typing, he's a pro.
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Abbreviations & Acronyms
pro
  1. professional

  2. prostitute

PRO
  1. peer review organization

  2. professional review organization

  3. pronoun

  4. public relations officer

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