caseload

[keys-lohd]
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.
Also, case load.


Origin:
1945–50; case1 + load

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caseload (ˈkeɪsləʊd)
 
n
the number of cases constituting the work of a doctor, solicitor, social worker, etc over a specified period

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Example sentences
Caviar samples represent about one third of the lab's caseload.
Her caseload had drawn out the best in her and this was a source of strength
  and pride.
Last year, the government decided to clear the genocide caseload.
Fewer major laws over the last decade or two means a lighter caseload.
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