case study


case study


: 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

:  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.

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