Definition of pro Deo in English:

pro Deo

adjective & adverb

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/