Definition of case study
1 : an intensive analysis of an individual unit (as a person or community) stressing developmental factors in relation to environment
2 : case history
Examples of case study in a sentence
a case study of prisoners
The company's recent history is a case study in bad management.
First Known Use of case study
CASE STUDY Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of case study for English Language Learners
: 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
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