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
: an intensive analysis of an individual unit (as a person or community) stressing developmental factors in relation to environment
Examples of CASE STUDY
- a case study of prisoners
- The company's recent history is a case study in bad management.
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