pros and cons


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pros and cons

advantages and disadvantages We've been discussing the pros and cons of buying a house.
See also: and, con, pro

pros and cons

Arguments or considerations for and against something, as in We'd best weigh all the pros and cons before we decide to add a new wing to the library. This idiom is taken from the Latin pro for "for" and con for "against." [Late 1500s]
See also: and, con, pro
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