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Definition of Quid pro quo

Babylon English

swap, one thing in exchange for another, something in return for something else, trade-off
Quid pro quo Definition from Arts & Humanities Dictionaries & Glossaries
JM Latin-English Dictionary
Something for something. i.e. A favor for a favor
Quid pro quo Definition from Language, Idioms & Slang Dictionaries & Glossaries
hEnglish - advanced version

quid pro quo
n : an equal exchange; "we had no money so we hd to live by barter" [syn: barter, swap, swop, trade]



The Phrase Finder
Meaning
Something given in return for a previous item of equivalent value - like tit for tat.
Origin
Latin source - 'something for something'.
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WordNet 2.0

Noun
1. something for something; that which a party receives (or is promised) in return for something he does or gives or promises
(synonym) quid
(hypernym) retainer, consideration
Quid pro quo Definition from Business & Finance Dictionaries & Glossaries
Campbell R. Harvey's Hypertextual Finance Glossary
An arrangement whereby a firm uses research from another firm at no cost in exchange for executing all of its trades with the firm providing the research.
Copyright © 2000, Campbell R. Harvey. All Rights Reserved.
Raynet Business & Marketing Glossary
an exchange of one thing for another, by mutual agreement.
Copyright © 2001, Ray Wright
Quid pro quo Definition from Encyclopedia Dictionaries & Glossaries
English Wikipedia - The Free Encyclopedia
Quid pro quo ("something for something" or "this for that" in Latin) means an exchange of goods or services, where one transfer is contingent upon the other. English speakers often use the term to mean "a favour for a favour"; phrases with similar meaning include: "give and take", "tit for tat", and "you scratch my back, and I'll scratch yours".

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Quid pro quo Definition from Law Dictionaries & Glossaries
The 'Lectric Law Library
Lat. 'what for what' or 'something for something.' The concept of getting something of value in return for giving something of value. For a contract to be binding, it usually must involve the exchange of something of value.
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Duhaime.org Legal Dictionary
Latin: something for something. The giving of something in exchange for another thing of equal value. - (read more on Quid pro quo)
  
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Quid pro quo Definition from Sports Dictionaries & Glossaries
maritime&shipping&trade
A mutual consideration; securing an ad. vantage or receiving a concession in return for a similar