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
References in classic literature ?
'They bring the body, and we pay the price,' he used to say, dwelling on the alliteration - 'QUID PRO QUO.' And, again, and somewhat profanely, 'Ask no questions,' he would tell his assistants,
Perhaps President Donald Trump's offer to be a mediator on the Kashmir issue was a quid pro quo in appreciation of Pakistan's efforts and to keep Islamabad interested in the peace parleys with the Taliban.
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"There is no quid pro quo," Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab told BBC radio.
The SNP has made it clear it would demand IndyRef2 from Jeremy Corbyn on its terms and its timetable as a quid pro quo for propping up a minority Labour administration.
To demonstrate the requisite quid pro quo for bribery, the evidence must show a course of conduct of favors and gifts flowing to a public official in exchange for a pattern of official actions favorable to the donor.
There was no quid pro quo on policy or rates different from the FOMC statement, though getting the Fed Chairman to the White House was a "covert operation." He was gratified that the stock market rebounded after diverging in December from what he characterized as solid fundamentals.
Or would that be too much quid pro quo? AIDAN RUFF, Alnwick
It pertains to allegations of involvement of Kochhar and her family members in a loan provided to Videocon group on a quid pro quo basis.
The earliest is styled "Coast", the next "Upcountry" (the rest of Kenya, except Nairobi, which thus receives the latest and best edited items).However, even such an issue has a quid pro quo, something for which you must pay heavily to enjoy the privilege of receiving the best of it, namely, the one most cared for editorially.
Summary: New Delhi [India], June 2 (ANI): Whistle-blower Arvind Gupta, who exposed the alleged Videocon loan fraud, has levelled fresh allegations of quid pro quo on ICICI Bank MD and CEO Chanda Kochhar in a second letter addressed to Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
Summary: Russia responded quid pro quo Thursday to the wave of Western expulsions of Russian diplomats over the poisoning of an ex-spy and his daughter in Britain, while a hospital treating the pair said the woman is improving rapidly and is out of critical condition.