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adjective, adverb legal     pro bono pronunciation in American English
/proʊ ˈboʊnoʊ/
  1. done without the usual payment that a lawyer charges

    Thompson is well known among colleagues for his pro bono work in the field of criminal law.

    She decided to act pro bono in this litigation as it was a matter so close to her heart.

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From the Latin expression pro bono publico, which means "for the public good."


a lifestyle focussing on simple pleasures such as comfort and cosiness in the home, and spending time with friends and family

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a form of location that involves the underwater detonation of a bomb which causes sound waves that are picked up by ships

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