pro bono

pro bono

[proh boh-noh]
noun
done or donated without charge; free: pro bono legal services.
Also, pro-bono.


Origin:
1720–30; < Latin prō bonō for (the) good, rightly, morally

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pro bono publico

[proh boh-noh poo-bli-koh; English proh boh-noh puhb-li-koh]
Latin.
for the public good or welfare.
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pro bono publico (ˈprəʊ ˈbəʊnəʊ ˈpʊblɪkəʊ)
 
for the public good

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pro bono
short for M.L. pro bono publico "for the public good" (1726).
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