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pro-am

adjective \ ˈprō-ˈam \

Definition of pro-am

: of, relating to, or involving professionals teaming with or competing against amateurs
  • a pro-am golf tournament

First Known Use of pro-am

1949


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pro-am

noun

Definition of pro-am

: an event or tournament in which both professionals and amateurs compete
  • … he recently fulfilled a lifelong dream by playing in a pro-am with Arnold Palmer …
  • —Shaun Assael

First Known Use of pro-am

1963


PRO-AM Defined for English Language Learners

pro-am

noun

Definition of pro-am for English Language Learners

  • : an event or tournament in which both professionals and amateurs compete


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