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English definition of “case”

case

noun [C or U] (GRAMMAR)    /keɪs/ specialized
any of the various types to which a noun can belong , according to the work it does in a sentence , shown in some languages by a special word ending : the accusative / dative caseGrammatical terms
(Definition of case noun (GRAMMAR) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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