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casework

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[ keys-wurk ]
/ ˈkeɪsˌwɜrk /
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noun
the work of investigation, advice, supervision, etc., by social workers or the like, in cases handled by them.
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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[ keys-wurk ]
/ ˈkeɪsˌwɜrk /

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British Dictionary definitions for casework

casework
/ (ˈkeɪsˌwɜːk) /

noun
social work based on close study of the personal histories and circumstances of individuals and families

Derived forms of casework

caseworker, noun
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