adverb & preposition

  • In favor of.

    as preposition ‘they were pro the virtues of individualism’
    • ‘Well, I'm actually more pro vegetarian than not, but I thought this was quite funny.’
    • ‘It is pro-Porto Alegre, pro-people, pro a world where poor children don't die from preventable diseases.’
    • ‘Another point the pro capital punishment followers have the temerity to argue is that the threat of execution is more of a deterrent than life imprisonment.’
    • ‘The truth is, they're not pro anybody, other than themselves.’
    • ‘If you give her the form, she'll check off anti-war, pro-gun control and pro gay rights etc.’
    • ‘And mind you I am not pro-Muslims or pro any community, I am just pro-human beings.’
    • ‘We had 46 guests during that period of time who were pro open borders, pro illegal immigration.’
    • ‘We are not in the business of being anti or pro anybody.’
    • ‘I'm very pro adult literacy and she is actually getting people to read books again.’
    • ‘It is very rare to have productive dialogue with a pro union guy.’
    • ‘All in all, the findings of this paper suggest that pro growth policies, regardless of their impact on inequality, are likely to be pro poor in the long run.’
    • ‘Myself, I am anti-death penalty and pro euthanasia - at least some sorts of euthanasia.’
    • ‘Rock finishes with a shout out to the troops, following the now standard Hollywood liberal stance, anti-war but pro our brave boys.’
    • ‘‘If a village was not pro Viet Cong before we came, it sure was after we left,’ one GI observed.’
    • ‘I'm as pro business, pro free enterprise as anybody in the country.’
    • ‘Prior to Japananese colonization, SK was split between pro-Chinese & pro Japanese factions.’
    • ‘We are very pro people telling the truth, confessing, and being absolved of their sins - to take a slightly United Future view of the world.’
    on the side of, pro, for, all for, giving support to, giving backing to, right behind, encouraging of, approving of, sympathetic to
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