Meaning of “case law” in the English Dictionary

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"case law" in British English

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case lawnoun [ U ]

uk /ˈkeɪs ˌlɔː/ us /ˈkeɪs ˌlɑː/ specialized

law based on decisions that have been made by judges in the past

(Definition of “case law” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"case law" in Business English

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case lawnoun [ U ]

uk us

LAW law based on decisions that have been made by judges in the past:

Case law has established that workers are on the job if they're doing something that benefits the employer, even if the activity wasn't approved beforehand.

(Definition of “case law” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)