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casework1

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noun
  1. the work of investigation, advice, supervision, etc., by social workers or the like, in cases handled by them.
  2. Sociology. a close study of psychological and sociological factors in the history of an individual or family in unfavorable circumstances, with a view to improving personal and family conditions.

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casework2

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noun
  1. cabinetwork(def 1).

Origin of casework2

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casework

noun
  1. social work based on close study of the personal histories and circumstances of individuals and families
Derived Formscaseworker, noun
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