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. 1.1Free of charge.
      [as adverb] ‘who'd work pro Deo in this day and age?’

Origin

Latin, literally for God.

Pronunciation:

pro Deo

/prəʊ ˈdeɪəʊ/