CASE

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case indicating the agent in passive sentences or the instrument or manner or place of the action described by the verb ablative , ablative case
case officer designated to perform an act during a clandestine operation (especially in a hostile area) action officer
correspondence of number, case, gender, and person between words agreement
psychiatrist testifying to mental competence of people in legal case alienist
patient's case history amamnesis
adviser to the court on some matter of law who is not a party to the case; usually someone who wants to influence the outcome of a lawsuit involving matters of wide public interest amicus curiae , friend of the court
case history of patient, complete anamnesis
case history of a medical patient as recalled by the patient anamnesis , medical history , medical record
word that expresses a meaning opposed to the meaning of another word, in which case the two words are antonyms of each other antonym , opposite , opposite word
in any case anyway , anyway , at all , ever , nonetheless , regardless
carry a case to a higher court for review appeal
pretending that something is the case in order to make a good impression appearance , show
carrying case attache
case for business papers attaché , briefcase
opportunity to state your case and be heard audience , hearing
precaution in case of an emergency backstop
case used to carry belongings when traveling baggage , luggage
(law) a railing that encloses the part of the courtroom where the judges and lawyers sit and the case is tried bar
(statistics) the difficulty of applying Bayes' theorem is that the probabilities of the different causes are seldom known, in which case it may be postulated that they are all equal (sometimes known as postulating the equidistribution of ignorance) Bayes' postulate
confinement to bed continuously (as in the case of some sick or injured persons) bed rest , bedrest
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