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"test case" in British English

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test casenoun [C]

uk   /ˈtest ˌkeɪs/ us   /ˈtest ˌkeɪs/
a case in a law court that establishes principles in relation to which other similar cases are considered in the future
(Definition of test case from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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test casenoun [C]

us   /ˈtest ˌkeɪs/
a case in a court that establishes principles 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 test case to establish what liability bankers should have in mergers and acquisitions.be seen as a test case for/of sth The new proposals are seen as a test case of the Commission's support for free markets. The two associations are bringing a legal test case against the current policy on work permits.
(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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