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basket casenoun [C usually sing]

 us   /ˈbæs·kɪt ˌkeɪs/ infml
someone who is made very anxious by the demands and pressures of something, esp. work: I was a basket case by the end of the day.
(Definition of basket case from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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basket casenoun [C]

informal ECONOMICS, FINANCE
used especially in newspapers to describe a country, company, or organization that has very serious financial problems: The economy was described as a basket case, with mounting debt and the highest public spending in Europe.
(Definition of basket case from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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