quid pro quo
quid pro quo /ˌkwid-ˌprō-'kwō/ n [New Latin, something for something]: something (as consideration) given or received for something else

Merriam-Webster’s Dictionary of Law. . 1996.

quid pro quo
I noun agreement, counterbalance, counterpoise, equipoise, exchange, express agreement, give and take, interchange, measure for measure, mutual agreement, mutual consideration, mutual understanding, one thing in return for another, reciprocality, reciprocation, reciprocity, something equivalent, something for something, substitute, understanding II index collection (payment),

Burton's Legal Thesaurus. . 2006


quid pro quo
n.
(Latin) Something for something; giving one valuable thing in exchange for something else.

The Essential Law Dictionary. — Sphinx Publishing, An imprint of Sourcebooks, Inc. . 2008.


quid pro quo
'something in exchange for something else'. See consideration.

Collins dictionary of law. . 2001.


quid pro quo
(kwid pro kwoh) Latin for "this for that." A quid pro quo is what each person in a deal expects to get from the other. In employment law, quid pro quo sometimes refers to a type of sexual harassment in which workplace rewards are explicitly linked to the victim's willingness to submit to unwanted sexual advances. ("If you agree to go out with me, you'll be first in line for promotion.")
Category: Employment Law & HR → Employee Rights

Nolo’s Plain-English Law Dictionary. . 2009.


quid pro quo
n. Latin Something exchanged for another thing of approximately equal value, not necessarily in a monetary sense.

Webster's New World Law Dictionary. . 2000.


quid pro quo
(Latin: What for what or Something for something.)
The mutual consideration that passes between two parties to a contractual agreement, thereby rendering the agreement valid and binding.

Dictionary from West's Encyclopedia of American Law. 2005.


quid pro quo
I
[Latin, What for what or Something for something.] The mutual consideration that passes between two parties to a contractual agreement, thereby rendering the agreement valid and binding.
II One thing for another; this for that.

Short Dictionary of (mostly American) Legal Terms and Abbreviations.

quid pro quo
[kwid proh kwoh]
n.
   Latin for "something for something," to identify what each party to an agreement expects from the other, sometimes called mutual consideration. Example of its use: "What is the quid pro quo for my entering into this deal?"
   See also: consideration

Law dictionary. . 2013.

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