test case


test case

noun

law : a legal case that will be used as an example when other similar cases are decided in the future

Full Definition of TEST CASE

1
:  a representative case whose outcome is likely to serve as a precedent
2
:  a proceeding brought by agreement or on an understanding of the parties to obtain a decision as to the constitutionality of a statute

First Known Use of TEST CASE

1850

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