skip to Main Content
 +46 8 791 8944

The World Law Dictionary Project

English may be the common language of the world, but the Common Law is not the common law of the world

That’s why, in a unique project, TransLegal has teamed up with leading law schools from around the world to create an online multilingual law dictionary linking the world’s legal languages to a single English law dictionary.

e.g. principle, consideration, jurisdiction
# a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s t u v w x y z


where something left in a will cannot be given to a beneficiary because the thing left no longer exists. The common law doctrine of ademption deals with the cancellation of a gift left in a will that is no longer owned by the gift-giver at the time of their death.
Because the property had been sold during the decedent’s lifetime, the ademption doctrine extinguished any breach of fiduciary duty.

This is a limited preview!

To see an example of a full dictionary entry click one of the example entries

jurisdiction consideration principal

Phrase Bank

Close search


Back To Top

Expand your Legal English vocabulary word by word

Online and free each and every week!