casework

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or case work

[keys-wurk]
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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.

Origin of casework

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casework

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[keys-wurk]

Origin of casework

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Related Words for casework

relief, welfare, casework

Examples from the Web for casework

Contemporary Examples of casework

  • When exhibitions travel, casework and graphics get shipped from venue to venue in heavy crates.

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    The Curator's Tale

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    July 7, 2010


British Dictionary definitions for casework

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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