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pro bono

Legal Definition of pro bono

Adjective

  1. Provided for free. Pro bono publico means "for the public good."

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Definition of pro bono

Etymology

Pronunciation

  • (UK) IPA: /pɹəʊ ˈbəʊnəʊ/

Adjective

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

pro bono (not comparable)

  1. In a manner without fee.

    After he retired, he offered pro bono representation from time to time.

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