pro bono

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Abbreviated from Latin pro bono publico for the public good.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

pro bono (not comparable)

  1. (law) done without fee, generally for clients of humble means
    The firm currently has about half a dozen pro bono cases at any one time.

Adverb[edit]

pro bono (not comparable)

  1. In a manner without fee.
    After he retired, he offered pro bono representation from time to time.