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Pro

[Latin, For; in respect of; on account of; in behalf of.]

PRO. A Latin proposition signifying `for.' As to its effects in contracts, vide Plowd. 412.

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And he must look upon you as already pro- vided for, in a manner.
Some- thing big appeared in the air before the shutter, the rifle went overboard, and the man stepped back swiftly, looked at me over his shoulder in an extraordinary, pro- found, familiar manner, and fell upon my feet.
It is difficult to express how much that pro- nouncement comforted me.