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cui bono

cui bono

 
pronunciation:
kwi bo no
part of speech: noun
definition 1: the legal principle that the responsibility for a certain act is likely to lie with one who had something to gain as a result of that act.
definition 2: usefulness as a basis on which to judge the value of something such as an act or policy.