cui bono(redirected from Qui bono)
cui bo·no(kwē′ bō′nō)
Utility, advantage, or self-interest considered as the determinant of value or motivation.
[From Latin cui bonō (est), for whom (it is) of advantage : cui, dative of quī, who + bonō, dative of bonum, advantage.]
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cui bono(kwiː ˈbəʊnəʊ)
for whose benefit? for what purpose?
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cui bo•no(kʊɪ ˈboʊ noʊ; Eng. ˈkwi ˈboʊ noʊ, ˈkaɪ-)
for whose benefit?
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A Latin phrase meaning for whose good.
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