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case study

noun

Simple Definition of 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

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

  2. 2 :  case history

Examples of case study

  1. a case study of prisoners

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



1875

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1875

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