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Pro vs. Rookie

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Pronoun

An advantage of something, especially when contrasted with its disadvantages (cons).

‘What are the pros and cons of buying a car?’;

Rookienoun

An inexperienced recruit, especially in the police or armed forces.

Pronoun

A person who supports a concept or principle.

Rookienoun

A novice.

Pronoun

A professional sportsman.

Rookienoun

An athlete either new to the sport or to a team or in his first year of professional competition, especially said of baseball, basketball, hockey and American football players.

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Pronoun

(colloquial) Professional.

‘When it comes to DIY, he's a real pro.’;

Rookienoun

(British) A type of firecracker, used by farmers to scare rooks.

Pronoun

A prostitute.

Rookieadjective

non-professional; amateur

‘The game was going well until I made that rookie mistake.’; ‘the rookiest of rookie mistakes’;

Propreposition

In favor of.

‘He is pro exercise but against physical exertion, quite a conundrum.’;

Rookienoun

an awkward and inexperienced youth

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Proadjective

Professional.

‘He landed a pro mentorship gig.’;

Rookienoun

a new recruit, especially in the army or police

‘a rookie cop’;

Propreposition

A Latin preposition signifying for, before, forth.

Rookienoun

a member of a sports team in their first full season.

Proadverb

For, on, or in behalf of, the affirmative side; - in contrast with con.

Rookie

A rookie is a person new to an occupation, profession, or hobby. In sports, a rookie is a professional athlete in their first season (or year).

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Pronoun

an athlete who plays for pay

Pronoun

an argument in favor of a proposal

Proadjective

in favor of (an action or proposal etc.);

‘a pro vote’;

Proadverb

on the affirmative side

Pronoun

a professional, especially in sport

‘a tennis pro’;

Pronoun

a prostitute.

Pronoun

an advantage or argument in favour of something

‘the pros and cons of share ownership’;

Proadjective

(of a person or an event) professional

‘a pro golfer’;

Propreposition

in favour of

‘they were pro the virtues of individualism’;

Proadverb

in favour of

‘they were pro the virtues of individualism’;

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