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case (English)
(Grammar) (uncountable) A set of grammatical cases or their meanings in a particular language collectively.
(Grammar) An instance of grammatical case; a category of nouns, pronouns, or adjectives, specialized (usually by inflection) to indicate a particular syntactic relation to other words in a sentence.
A box that contains or can contain a number of identical items of manufacture.
A comprehensive term for any proceeding in a court of law whereby an individual seeks a legal remedy.
A judicial examination and determination of issues between parties to action; whether they need issues of law or of fact. A judicial examination, in accordance with law of the land, of a cause, either civil or criminal, of the issues between the parties, whether of law or fact, before a court that has proper jurisdiction.
A piece of furniture, Constructios partially of transparent glass or plastic, within which items can be displayed.
A piece of luggage that can be used to transport an apparatus such as a sewing machine.
In typography, the nature of a piece of alphabetic type, whether a “capital” (upper case) or “small” (lower case) letter.
Large (usually rectangular) piece of luggage used for carrying clothes, and sometimes suits, when travelling.
One of several similar instances or events which are being studied and compared.
The grammaticalic case in which a noun is used.
The outer covering or framework of a piece of apparatus such as a computer.
To place (an item or items of manufacture) into a box, as in preparation for shipment.
To survey (a building or other location) surreptitiously, as in preparation for a robbery.

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