(SPORT) pro m/f
→ I've enjoyed playing with some of the top pros from Europe and America.
→ Pros aren't allowed to enter this particular tournament.
→ a tennis pro
(=good, reliable person)
You're a real pro. Tu es un vrai pro.
→ Tocky's a real pro. I can't praise him enough
the pros and cons le pour et le contre
the pros and cons of doing sth les avantages et les inconvénients qu'il y a à faire qch
→ They sat for hours debating the pros and cons of setting up their own firm.
to weigh up the pros and cons peser le pour et le contre
We weighed up the pros and cons. Nous avons pesé le pour et le contre.
→ I want to weigh up the pros and cons before I decide whether to take the job.
to have pros and cons avoir du bon et du mauvais
(=in favour of) pro → Are you pro or anti nuclear disarmament?
n abbr →
public relations officer
(=in favour of) pro-
→ He was at the forefront of the pro-democracy campaign in the country.
→ Younger voters are strongly pro-European.
→ The mood of the crowd was essentially pro-Agassi.
pro forma invoice facture f pro forma
adj contre l'avortement
pro rata , prorata
[payment] au prorata
on a pro rata basis au prorata
adv abbr ( pro tempore)
(=for the time being) provisoirement
quid pro quo
n contrepartie f
→ His promotion may be regarded as the quid pro quo for his support.