Definition of pro bono publico in English:

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pro bono publico

Pronunciation: /prəʊ ˌbɒnəʊ ˈpʊblɪkəʊ/
Pronunciation: /ˌbəʊnəʊ ˈpʌblɪkəʊ/

adverb& adjective

1For the public good: [as adverb]: the burden they carried pro bono publico
1.1 (usually pro bono) chiefly North American Denoting legal work undertaken without charge, especially for a client on low income: [as adverb]: the attorneys are representing him pro bono [as adjective]: pro bono legal services
More example sentences
  • A legal firm offers on-site pro bono legal services for noncriminal matters to our patients.
  • But immigrants have very few places to go for pro bono legal advice.
  • What we've been focusing on is providing tools for the legal profession to do pro bono work more easily.
free, gratis, unpaid, unrewarded, unsalaried, free of charge, without charge, for nothing, at no cost, without payment, for the common good;
British informal buckshee



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