follow Dictionary.com

Denotation vs. Connotation

special case

noun
1.
(law) an agreed written statement of facts submitted by litigants to a court for a decision on a point of law
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
© William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins
Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
Cite This Source
Examples from the Web for special case
Contemporary Examples
Historical Examples
  • If they were arranged as here shown, the proposition would be evident for the special case of an isosceles right triangle.

    The Teaching of Geometry David Eugene Smith
  • Was this, then, some special case of phthisis complicated by neurosis?

  • The conversation had passed from a special case to general considerations.

  • It had to be a particular and 'special case to tempt me to crash in with the Solomon stuff.

    Torchy and Vee Sewell Ford
  • The theory of the value of money is a special case of the general theory of value.

    The Value of Money Benjamin M. Anderson, Jr.
Contemporary definitions for special case
noun

in law, a written statement of fact presented to a court

Dictionary.com's 21st Century Lexicon
Copyright © 2003-2014 Dictionary.com, LLC
Cite This Source

Word of the Day

Word Value for special

11
14
Scrabble Words With Friends