/ (ˈæsprəʊ) /
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noun plural -pros
Australian informal an associate professor at an academic institution
QUIZ YOURSELF ON “THEIR,” “THERE,” AND “THEY’RE”
Are you aware how often people swap around “their,” “there,” and “they’re”? Prove you have more than a fair grasp over these commonly confused words.
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Which one of these commonly confused words can act as an adverb or a pronoun?
Word Origin for aspro
C20: from as (sociate) + pro (fessor)
Words nearby aspro
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Example sentences from the Web for aspro
Manrico's reply is couched in a bold, martial air, "Mal reggendo all'aspro assalto" (Ill sustaining the furious encounter).The Complete Opera Book|Gustav Kobb