[ proh-am ]
/ ˈproʊˈæm /
including both professionals and amateurs.
any sporting event in which professionals play with amateurs.
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Origin of pro-am
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British Dictionary definitions for pro-am
/ (ˈprəʊˈæm) /
(of a golf tournament, snooker tournament, etc) involving both professional and amateur players
a sporting tournament involving both professional and amateur players
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Word Origin and History for pro-am
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