[kwee; French ky-ee]
- Cé·sar [French sey-zar] /French seɪˈzar/An·to·no·vich [Russian uhn-taw-nuh-vyich] /Russian ʌnˈtɔ nə vyɪtʃ/, 1835–1918, Russian composer.
[koo i boh-noh; English kwee boh-noh, kahy-]
- for whose benefit?
- for what use? of what good?
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Examples from the Web for cui
The decision provoked an expression of “stern opposition” from Cui.Taming the Dragon
October 12, 2011
And Father Humphreys (if he knew the words) might truly say Cui bono?Ireland as It Is
Robert John Buckley (AKA R.J.B.)
I have kept the paper still, frayed and yellow with age; but the fatal Cui bono?
He had adopted as his motto and watchword the fatal Cui bono?
Very possibly I should call it the same; but, my dear sir, cui bono?
And straightway hereupon, arose the natural question of cui bono?The Works of Edgar Allan Poe
Edgar Allan Poe
- for whose benefit? for what purpose?
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Word Origin and History for cui
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