test case

noun

Definition of test case

  1. 1 :  a representative case whose outcome is likely to serve as a precedent

  2. 2 :  a proceeding brought by agreement or on an understanding of the parties to obtain a decision as to the constitutionality of a statute

1850

First Known Use of test case

1850


TEST CASE Defined for English Language Learners

test case

noun

Definition of test case for English Language Learners

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


Law Dictionary

test case

  1. see case 1a


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