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for Pro and con
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :
Pro \Pro\, adv.
For, on, or in behalf of, the affirmative side; -- in
contrast with con.
Pro and con, for and against, on the affirmative and on the
negative side; as, they debated the question pro and con;
-- formerly used also as a verb.
Pros and cons, the arguments or reasons on either side.
From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :
21 Moby Thesaurus words for "pro and con":
agitate, argue, argumental, argumentative, canvass, combative,
contentious, controversial, debate, dialectic, discept,
disputatious, dispute, eristic, ill-humored, litigious, logomachic,
pilpulistic, polemic, quarrelsome, thrash out
From Bouvier's Law Dictionary, Revised 6th Ed (1856) :
PRO AND CON. For and against. For example, affidavits are taken pro and con.
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