casework

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or case work

[ keys-wurk ]
/ ˈkeɪsˌwɜrk /

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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Nearby words

  1. caseous necrosis,
  2. caseous osteitis,
  3. caseous rhinitis,
  4. casern,
  5. caserta,
  6. caseworker,
  7. caseworm,
  8. casey,
  9. cash,
  10. cash account

Origin of casework

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casework

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[ keys-wurk ]
/ ˈkeɪsˌwɜrk /

noun

Origin of casework

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Examples from the Web for casework

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

    The Curator's Tale|Ellen Lupton|July 7, 2010|DAILY BEAST


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 Formscaseworker, noun

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