BiLD Law Dictionary

BiLD Law Dictionary is an upcoming publication of BiLD especially designed for fulfilling the demand of legal scholars of all over the world. Since foundation in 2016, BiLD is working on such a dictionary and now the Institute is planning to publish the dictionary in three edition (deluxe, abridged and pocket) and two versions (English and Bangla). The dictionary is being designed and compiled to give a wide information about terms used in the field of law and to illustrate the definitions of legal terms. It will be an essential piece of reference not only for academic and practitioners, but also the Court itself as the Court can cite it as secondary reference.

Deluxe Edition

BiLD Law Dictionary is going to become a gold standard for the language of the law. With new material on every page, the Dictionary will be the most practical, comprehensive, scholarly, and authoritative law dictionary ever published in Bangladesh. With clarity and rigor, it will define more than 40,000 law-related words and phrases, recording their historical and present-day nuances. The Dictionary will introduce new terms in every edition, including accountability, anticipatory self-defense, cyber force, Islamic law, legal moralism, legal reasoning, moral equality, peacekeeping, remotely piloted warfare, right to rebel, and umbrella clause. Headwords will be given their dates of earliest known use in English-language sources, giving dictionary users a greater sense of historical context.

Abridged Edition

A most-cited edition of BiLD Law Dictionary will going to be Abridged Edition. BiLD Law Dictionary Abridged Edition will contain more than 30,000 terms in an easy-to-use softbound format. Prepared by legal lexicographers of Bangladesh and some other countries, the Abridged Edition will be a trusted authority for legal research. More than 2,000 new terms will be founded in the every new edition. The Abridged Edition will also include what matters most – the terms and their definitions – without the additional reference material found in the Deluxe Edition, offering the user unparalleled value. ​

Pocket Edition

BiLD Law Dictionary, Pocket Edition is going to be published soon as paperback law dictionary for good reason. With more than 15,000 definitions from the industry-standard BiLD Law Dictionary, it is an essential reference tool for legal terms in a compact format. The terms that matter most, with clear and concise definitions, are included from the legal dictionary that judges and lawyers cite more than any other. Law students, journalists, lawyers, and anyone interested in knowing the precise meaning of legal terms find this a must-have resource. Features: (1) More than 10,000 terms and 15,000 clear, concise, and precise definitions; (2) Trusted definitions from BiLD Law Dictionary Deluxe Edition; (3) One compact volume for ease of use

English Version


Bangla Version


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