- pros and cons /ˌprəʊz ən ˈkɒnzˌproʊz ən ˈkɑːnz/ noun the pros and cons [ plural] the advantages and disadvantages of something, which you consider when making a decision about it When you’re choosing a savings account, it is worthwhile spending some time weighing up the pros and cons (=thinking about them) of the various types of account on offer.
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Pros and cons definition, the favorable and the unfavorable factors or reasons; advantages and disadvantages. See more.
Oct 12, 2021 · Definition of 'pros and cons'. phrase. The pros and cons of something are its advantages and disadvantages, which you consider carefully so that you can make a sensible decision. They sat for hours debating the pros and cons of setting up their own firm. Motherhood has both its pros and cons.
the pros and cons the arguments for and against something; the advantages and disadvantages of something. Pro is Latin for ‘for’; con is an abbreviation of Latin contra , meaning ‘against’.
2 To debate the pros and cons of something; to weigh both sides of a question or topic.
Sep 28, 2021 · Definition of 'pros and cons'. The pros and cons of something are its advantages and disadvantages, which you consider carefully so that you can make a sensible decision. COBUILD Advanced English Dictionary. Copyright © HarperCollins Publishers.