|1.||in favour of; supporting: pro-Chinese|
|2.||acting as a substitute for: proconsul; pronoun|
|[from Latin prō (adv and prep). In compound words borrowed from Latin, prō- indicates: forward, out (project); forward and down (prostrate); away from a place (prodigal); onward in time or space (proceed); extension outwards (propagate); before in time or place (provide, protect); on behalf of (procure); acting as a substitute for (pronominal); and sometimes intensive force (promiscuous)]|
|before in time or position; anterior; forward: prophase; procephalic; prognathous|
|[from Greek pro (prep) before (in time, position, rank, etc)]|
Earlier; before; prior to: progenitor.
Anterior; in front of: procephalic.