Translation: from russian

pro bono publico Latin for for the public good

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  • pro bono publico — adj. /adv. Latin For the public good. Used to refer to the taking of cases by attorneys without expectation of compensation. Also called pro bono. Webster s New World Law Dictionary. Susan Ellis Wild. 2000. pro bono publico …   Law dictionary

  • pro bono publico — /prddoh boh noh pooh bli koh /; Eng. /proh boh noh pub li koh /, Latin. for the public good or welfare. * * * pro bono publico see pro A. 2 …   Useful english dictionary

  • pro bono publico — foreign term Etymology: Latin for the public good …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • pro bono publico — /prddoh boh noh pooh bli koh /; Eng. /proh boh noh pub li koh /, Latin. for the public good or welfare. * * * …   Universalium

  • Pro bono publico — (usually shortened to pro bono ) is a phrase derived from Latin meaning for the public good. The term is sometimes used to describe professional work undertaken voluntarily and without payment as a public service. It is common in the legal… …   Wikipedia

  • pro bono publico — ► ADVERB & ADJECTIVE 1) for the public good. 2) (usu. pro bono) chiefly N. Amer. denoting legal work undertaken without charge. ORIGIN Latin …   English terms dictionary

  • pro bono — /ˌprō bō nō/ adv or adj [Latin pro bono publico for the public good]: being, involving, or doing legal work donated esp. for the public good pro bono counsel Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam Webster. 1996 …   Law dictionary

  • pro bono — /proʊ ˈboʊnoʊ/ (say proh bohnoh) adjective 1. (especially of legal work) performed without charge for clients who cannot afford to pay the usual fee: a proportion of her time is spent on pro bono work. 2. of or relating to pro bono work: a pro… …   Australian English dictionary

  • pro bono — pro bo|no [ˌprəu ˈbəunəu US ˌprou ˈbounou] adj, adv [Date: 1900 2000; : Latin; Origin: pro bono publico for the public good ] used to describe work that someone, especially a lawyer, does without getting paid …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • pro bono — adjective Etymology: Latin pro bono publico for the public good Date: 1970 being, involving, or doing professional and especially legal work donated especially for the public good < pro bono work > • pro bono adverb …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • pro bono —    (proh BOH noh) [Latin: for the good] Anything done without charge, particularly legal services, for the good of a person or of society. Pro bono publico: for the public welfare; for the benefit of the public.    Attorneys are expected to do… …   Dictionary of foreign words and phrases

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