One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
1A case that sets a precedent for other cases involving the same question of law.‘this trial could serve as an important test case for the way copyright holders presently pursue alleged infringers’
- ‘In the course of his submissions the Solicitor-General referred to this appeal as a test case.’
- ‘I think it's an interesting test case for how this law will be applied.’
- ‘Legal arguments are being prepared for what could become a test case in front of magistrates this month.’
- ‘The appellant's action was a test case on which eleven other cases raising the same issues depended.’
- ‘Barristers have drawn up a legal opinion setting out a test case for a high court judicial review of the government's position.’
- 1.1 An event, action, etc. that may serve as a guide to the likely outcome of subsequent similar situations.‘the project has become a test case for whether the city can succeed in letting private groups expand their services to the homeless’
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