Pros and cons

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Definition

the pros and cons (of an idea): the advantages and disadvantages, the good and the bad, the best parts and the worst parts (of an idea)
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Examples

  • "We had been debating the pros and cons of exploiting inexpensive but possibly illegal labor, versus taking the 'high road' and using only suppliers with a proven record on human rights working standards."
  • "I want to mull over the pros and cons after hearing your views."

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