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pro and con

Definition of pro and con

  1. :  both for and against <A lot has been written pro and con about the new law.>



Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  an argument or evidence in affirmation

    :  the affirmative side or one holding it

  1. :  on the affirmative side :  in affirmation

  1. :  in favor of :  for

  1. :  professional

  1. :  to commit to memory

    :  to study or examine closely

  1. : variant of conn

  1. :  on the negative side :  in opposition

  1. :  an argument or evidence in opposition

    :  the negative position or one holding it

  1. :  confidence

  1. :  swindle

    :  manipulate

    :  persuade, cajole

  1. :  something (as a ruse) used deceptively to gain another's confidence

    :  a confidence game :  swindle

  1. :  convict

  1. :  a destructive disease of the lungs

    :  tuberculosis

  1. : consort

    : consolidated

    : consul


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