case study

2 ENTRIES FOUND:

case study

noun

: a published report about a person, group, or situation that has been studied over time; also : a situation in real life that can be looked at or studied to learn about something

Full Definition of CASE STUDY

1
:  an intensive analysis of an individual unit (as a person or community) stressing developmental factors in relation to environment

Examples of CASE STUDY

  1. a case study of prisoners
  2. The company's recent history is a case study in bad management.

First Known Use of CASE STUDY

1875

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