Latin Legal Terms


Doctus – this Latin word literally means taught, instructed, learned or tutored. It origins from the word “doceo”, which means to instruct, to teach, to tutor. For example, legal practitioners who pass the Bar Exam are certified as officially been taught in law disciplines and entitled to work on the field of law.

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