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pro

adjective

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(Entry 1 of 3)

having or showing trained ability in a particular field of knowledge
  • All the the conference attendees thought of themselves as pro coders.
  • He practiced hours on end in hopes of becoming a pro golfer.

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pro

noun

Synonyms & Antonyms of pro (Entry 2 of 3)

a person with a high level of knowledge or skill in a field
  • She plays baseball like a pro.

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as in for

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The first known use of pro was in the 15th century

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“Pro.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/pro. Accessed 6 Mar. 2021.

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