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caseload

or case load

[ keys-lohd ]
/ ˈkeɪsˌloʊd /
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noun
the number of cases handled by a court, an agency, a social worker, etc., either at any given moment or over a stated period.
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Origin of caseload

First recorded in 1945–50; case1 + load
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British Dictionary definitions for caseload

caseload
/ (ˈkeɪsləʊd) /

noun
the number of cases constituting the work of a doctor, solicitor, social worker, etc over a specified period
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