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case

noun /keis/
an instance or example
caso
another case of tax evasion a bad case of measles.
a particular situation
caso
It’s different in my case.
(legal) a legal trial
caso
The judge in this case has been very fair.
an argument or reason
razón
There’s a good case for thinking he’s wrong.
(usually with the) a fact
caso
I don’t think that’s really the case.
(linguistics ) a form of a pronoun (eg he or him), noun or adjective showing its relation to other words in the sentence.
caso
case study noun ( plural case studies) a piece of research into the development of someone or something over a period of time
Estudio de Caso
a case study of the fast-food industry.
in case in order to guard against a possibility
por si acaso
I’ll take an umbrella in case (it rains).
in case of if (a particular thing) happens
en caso de que
In case of emergency, call the following numbers.
in that case if that should happen or should have happened
en ese caso
You’re leaving? In that case, I’m leaving too.
(Definition of case from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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