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cui bono

[ kooi boh-noh; English kwee-boh-noh, kahy- ]
/ kʊɪ ˈboʊ noʊ; English ˈkwi ˈboʊ noʊ, ˈkaɪ- /
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Latin.
for whose benefit?
for what use? of what good?
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cui bono
/ Latin (kwiː ˈbəʊnəʊ) /

for whose benefit? for what purpose?
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