quid pro quo

Definition of "quid pro quo"
  1. A Latin phrase that means giving something in return for something, often used in the context of negotiations, deals, or exchanges; in employment law, it's associated with a form of sexual harassment where workplace benefits are connected to submission to unwelcome sexual advances
How to use "quid pro quo" in a sentence
  1. In politics, a quid pro quo is often seen when favors are exchanged for endorsements.
  2. She filed a complaint about quid pro quo sexual harassment after she was offered a promotion in exchange for dating the manager.
  3. Within the business deal, a quid pro quo was established where each party had clear expectations about the benefits they would receive.

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