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[keys-lohd] /ˈkeɪsˌloʊd/
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 of caseload
1945-50; case1 + load Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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Examples from the web for caseload
  • 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.
  • Prosecutors must concentrate on serious cases and their caseload.
  • He says his caseload of wheezing children gives no indication that things are improving.
  • The caseload reflects the court's mounting interest in patent wars, which seem to be producing lots of headlines lately.
  • His caseload isn't entirely about corporate wrongdoing.
  • They ignore the fact that the court's caseload is now the lowest in a decade.
  • Poverty reduction, not caseload reduction, should be the only benchmark for any kind of welfare reform.
British Dictionary definitions for caseload


the number of cases constituting the work of a doctor, solicitor, social worker, etc over a specified period
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