Main definitions of pro- in English

: pro-1pro-2

pro-1

Pronunciation /prō/ /proʊ/

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prefix

  • 1Favoring; supporting.

    ‘pro-choice’
    • ‘pro-life’
  • 2Acting as a substitute or deputy for; on behalf of; for.

    ‘proconsul’
    • ‘procure’
  • 3Denoting motion forward, out, or away.

    ‘proceed’
    • ‘propel’
    • ‘prostrate’

Origin

From Latin pro ‘in front of, on behalf of, instead of, on account of’.

Main definitions of pro- in English

: pro-1pro-2

pro-2

Pronunciation /prō/ /proʊ/

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prefix

  • Before in time, place, order, etc.

    ‘proactive’
    • ‘prognosis’
    • ‘program’

Origin

From Greek pro ‘before’.