Latin Terms and Phrases

Latin terms and phrases are crucial in the study of law and in the interpretation of statutes in any jurisdiction. Presentation of these terms and phrases in lucid and plain languages is also very important and obviously helpful for the people having interest on law. The matter deserves more appeal in countries like Bangladesh where there are lack of ready-made and available resources in the market. In this segment, equivalent English meaning of different Latin terms and phrases as frequently used in the study of law are considered in plain and lucid language.


Latin Terms and Phrases

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A vinculo matrimoniiThe term is used to refer to a final and permanent divorce.851
Ab initioFrom the start or begining.826
Ad colligendum bonaWhen a person dies and there is no apparent executor or administrator, a person can be appointed by Court...783
Ad damnumIt refers to the parts or sections of a petition that speaks to the damages that were suffered and claimed...802
Ad hocFor this purpose; for a specific purpose. An ad hoc committee, for example, is created with a unique...791
Ad infinitumForever; without limit; indefinitely.735
Ad litemAppointment of person for litigation. A guardian ad litem is a guardian appointed where the defendant...752
Ad valoremIn proportion to the value. Applied to revenue duties, which are calculated according to the value of...759
AddendumAn attachment to a written document. For example, affidavits may be addendums to a petition as a petition...829
Afforarepricing of a things771