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[poo-bli-koh; Spanish poo-vlee-kaw]
noun, plural pú·bli·cos [poo-bli-kohz; Spanish poo-vlee-kaws] /ˈpu blɪˌkoʊz; Spanish ˈpu vliˌkɔs/.
  1. (especially in Puerto Rico) a taxi that picks up and discharges passengers along a fixed route.
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Origin of público

< American Spanish; Spanish: literally, public

pro bono publico

[proh boh-noh poo-bli-koh; English proh boh-noh puhb-li-koh]
adverb Latin.
  1. for the public good or welfare.
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pro bono publico

  1. for the public good
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