pro bono

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pro bono

adjective \ˌprō-ˈbō-(ˌ)nō\

law : involving or doing legal work for free

Full Definition of PRO BONO

:  being, involving, or doing professional and especially legal work donated especially for the public good <pro bono work>
pro bono adverb

Origin of PRO BONO

Latin pro bono publico for the public good
First Known Use: 1970

Other Legal Terms

actionable, alienable, carceral, chattel, complicity, decedent, larceny, malfeasance, modus operandi

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