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case1

 
pronunciation:
keIs
phrases:
in case
features:
Word Combinations (noun)
part of speech: noun
definition 1: an instance or example of something.
There are four cases of the flu in our department.
synonyms:
example, instance, occasion
similar words:
affair, business, event, matter
definition 2: what is true or actual.
It is not the case that Jill fell first.
synonyms:
truth
definition 3: a matter that the police or a court must consider.
The police are investigating a murder case.The judge will decide this divorce case.
similar words:
affair
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phrase: in case