Definition of pro Deo in English:

pro Deo

adverb & adjective

South African
Law
  • 1With legal costs paid by the state at the instruction of the court.

    as adverb ‘the counsel defended him pro Deo’
    1. 1.1 Free of charge.
      as adverb ‘who'd work pro Deo in this day and age?’

Origin

Latin, literally ‘for God’.

Pronunciation

pro Deo

/prəʊ ˈdeɪəʊ/