quid pro quo

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quid pro quo

 (kwĭd′ prō kwō′)
n. pl. quid pro quos also quids pro quo
Something that is given in return for something else or accepted as a reciprocal part of an exchange.

[Latin quid prō quō : quid, something + prō, for + quō, ablative of quid, something.]

quid pro quo

(ˌkwɪd prəʊ ˈkwəʊ)
n, pl quid pro quos
1. a reciprocal exchange
2. something given in compensation, esp an advantage or object given in exchange for another
[C16: from Latin: something for something]

quid pro quo

(ˈkwɪd proʊ ˈkwoʊ)

n., pl. quid pro quos, quids pro quo.
something that is given or taken in return for something else; substitute.
[1555–65; < Latin: literally, something for something]

quid pro quo

A Latin phrase meaning something for something, used to mean a fair exchange or something given in exchange for something else.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.quid pro quo - something for something; that which a party receives (or is promised) in return for something he does or gives or promises
retainer, consideration - a fee charged in advance to retain the services of someone

quid pro quo

noun exchange, interchange, tit for tat, equivalent, compensation, retaliation, reprisal, substitution The statement is emphatic that there must be a quid pro quo.
Translations
יד רוחצת יד
egyenértékellenértékellenszolgáltatásviszontszolgáltatás

quid pro quo

[ˈkwɪdprəʊˈkwəʊ] N (quid pro quos (pl)) → compensación f (for por)

quid pro quo

quid pro quo

[ˌkwɪdprəʊˈkwəʊ] n (reciprocal exchange) → contraccambio
his promotion was the quid pro quo for his support → venne promosso in cambio del suo appoggio
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Although often confused with it, the golden rule is not the maxim of reciprocity captured in the classical do ut des - "I give so that you will give in return" - but rather a unilateral moral commitment to the well-being of the other.