pro-

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See also: -pro-, pro, Pro, Pro., and PRO

English[edit]

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Etymology 1[edit]

From Latin pro (in favour of, on behalf of).

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pro-

  1. agreeing with; supporting; favouring
  2. substituting for
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Etymology 2[edit]

From Ancient Greek πρό (pró, before).

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pro-

  1. earlier; prior
  2. rudimentary
  3. in front of
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Czech[edit]

Prefix[edit]

pro-

  1. A Czech prefix, related in some senses to "through".

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Italian[edit]

Prefix[edit]

pro-

  1. pro-

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Latin[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Combining form of prō (preposition).

Pronunciation[edit]

prŏ
prō

Prefix[edit]

prō̆-

  1. forward direction, forward movement
    pro- + clīvus + -isproclīvis
    prōd- + ‎ → ‎prōdeō
    prō- + ‎gradior → ‎prōgredior
    1. downward and forward movement
      prō- + flīgō + prōflīgō
      prō- + ‎terō → ‎prōterō
  2. action directed forward or in front
    prō- + ‎pugnō → ‎prōpugnō
    prō- + ‎tegō → ‎prōtegō
  3. prominence
    prō- + ‎*mineō → ‎prōmineō
    prō- + ‎pendeō → ‎prōpendeō
  4. (prefixed to verbs of utterance) in place of, on behalf of
    prō- + ‎clāmō → ‎prōclāmō
    prō- + ‎loquor → ‎prōloquor
  5. bringing into being, forth, or into the open
    prō- + ‎creō → ‎prōcreō
    prō- + ‎gignō → ‎prōgignō
    prō̆- + ‎*olēs → ‎prōlēs
    prō- + ‎emō → ‎prōmō
  6. (temporally) prior, fore-
    pro- + ‎avus → ‎proavus
    prō- + ‎rogō → ‎prōrogō
    prō- + ‎videō → ‎prōvideō
  7. advantage
    prō̆- + ‎cūrō → ‎prō̆cūrō
    prō- + ‎faciō → ‎prōficiō
    prō(d)- + ‎sum → ‎prōsum

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Polish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin pro (in favour of, on behalf of).

Prefix[edit]

pro-

  1. pro-

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