Definition of Case in point

1. Noun. An example that is used to justify similar occurrences at a later time.

Exact synonyms: Precedent
Generic synonyms: Example, Illustration, Instance, Representative
Derivative terms: Precede



Definition of Case in point

1. Noun. (idiomatic) An example that illustrates a point. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Case In Point

case citations
case clock
case closed
case dependent
case ending
case endings
case fan
case fatality rate
case fatality ratio
case fraction
case harden
case hardened
case hardening
case histories
case history
case in point (current term)
case insensitive
case knife
case knives
case law
case laws
case load
case management
case officer
case quarter
case report
case reporter
case reporters
case sensitive
case sensitivity

Literary usage of Case in point

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Steam, Its Generation and Use by Babcock & Wilcox Company, John B. Litto, Steven C. Stultz (1913)
"was thrown away in trying an experiment which a proper consideration of this subject would have avoided, is a case in point; but who shall count the cost of ..."

2. The Ecclesiastical Law by Richard Burn (1842)
"the court, in the case in point, is denied, not so much avowedly Morison (o). The learned judge said, " The jurisdiction of upon any reason, ..."

3. On Early English Pronunciation: With Special Reference to Shakespeare and by Alexander John Ellis, William Salesbury, Johann Andreas Schmeller, Francis James Child, Alexander Barclay, Johan Winkler (1889)
"I'll, the pronoun is sometimes called (i) when unaccented and placed after the verb, but as the word was ic with a short vowel, it is not a case in point. ..."

4. Traditional Ojibwa Religion and Its Historical Changes by Christopher Vecsey (1983)
"THE LOSS OF OJIBWA RELIGION: A case in point In the course of the past three centuries, the Ojibwas' traditional religion has disintegrated as they have ..."

5. Traditional Ojibwa Religion and Its Historical Changes by Christopher T. Vecsey (1983)
"THE LOSS OF OJIBWA RELIGION: A case in point In the course of the past three centuries, the Ojibwas' traditional religion has disintegrated as they have ..."

6. The Secrets of the Great City: A Work Descriptive of the Virtues and the by James Dabney McCabe (1868)
"A case in point. Some months ago, two girls, daughters of a respectable man, engaged as foreman on ..."

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