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quid pro quonoun [C]

 us   /ˈkwɪd ˌproʊ ˈkwoʊ/ (plural quid pro quos)
something that is given or ​received in ​return for something ​else: Contributors ​expect a quid pro quo for ​their donations.
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quid pro quonoun [C usually singular]

uk   /ˌkwɪd prəʊ ˈkwəʊ/  us   /ˌkwɪd proʊ ˈkwoʊ/ (plural quid pro quos) formal
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"quid pro quo" in Business English

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quid pro quonoun [C]

uk   us   formal
something that you give to someone in ​return for them giving something back to you: a quid pro quo for sth It's all ​legal as ​long as ​contributions aren't a ​quidpro quo for ​political favors.
(Definition of quid pro quo from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “quid pro quo”
in Chinese (Simplified) 交换物, 报酬, 交换条件…
in Chinese (Traditional) 交換物, 報酬, 交換條件…
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