cui bono

[ kooi -boh-noh; English kwee-boh-noh, kahy- ]
/ kʊɪ ˈboʊ noʊ; English ˈkwi ˈboʊ noʊ, ˈkaɪ- /

Latin.

for whose benefit?
for what use? of what good?

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British Dictionary definitions for cui bono

cui bono
/ Latin (kwiː ˈbəʊnəʊ) /

for whose benefit? for what purpose?
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