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"test case" in British English

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test casenoun [C]

uk   us  
a ​case in a ​lawcourt that ​establishesprinciples in ​relation to which other ​similarcases are ​considered in the ​future
(Definition of test case from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"test case" in American English

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test casenoun [C]

 us   /ˈtest ˌkeɪs/
a case in a ​court that ​establishesprinciples which are used to ​decide other ​similar cases in the ​future
(Definition of test case from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"test case" in Business English

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test casenoun [C]

uk   us   LAW
a ​case in a ​court of ​law or another ​situation that will be used as an ​example when other similar ​cases are considered in the future: be/serve as a test case (to do sth) The ​trial is a ​testcase to ​establish what ​liabilitybankers should have in ​mergers and acquisitions.be seen as a test case for/of sth The new ​proposals are seen as a ​testcase of the Commission's ​support for ​freemarkets. The two ​associations are bringing a ​legaltestcase against the ​currentpolicy on ​workpermits.
(Definition of test case from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “test case”
in Chinese (Simplified) (判决相似案件可参考的)判例…
in Chinese (Traditional) (判決相似案件可參考的)判例…
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