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adjective, adverb legal     pro bono pronunciation in British English
/prəʊ ˈbəʊnəʊ/
  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’.


to manipulate someone psychologically so that they begin to question their own perceptions and memories

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Dunning-Kruger effect

the phenomenon by which an incompetent person is too incompetent to understand his own incompetence

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