Definition of casebook in English:

casebook

noun

US
  • A book containing a selection of source materials on a particular subject, especially one used as a reference work or in teaching.

    • ‘But Enron ought to be seen as the casebook for fundamental reform.’
    • ‘The casebook would be particularly helpful to answer questions by community representatives and other REB members who may be unfamiliar with the range of accepted practices within psychology.’
    • ‘I helped him put together a casebook on Anti-Terrorism and Criminal Enforcement, and he is advising me on the course I'm teaching on that subject next year.’
    • ‘Reading the cases for today's First Amendment class, I came across the epigraph for NEA v. Finley in my casebook.’
    • ‘This year's repeated mistake concerned a portion of a note case that is not in the casebook and that we never discussed in class.’
    • ‘Again we have a casebook of rhyme and off-rhyme: Abraham/ram; lamb of God/sanctified; Voice/price.’
    • ‘But with the new edition of the casebook, I decided to do something that I hope will be more helpful to my adopters.’
    • ‘For as long as I can remember, some composition courses have been organized around a topic or issue and a casebook reader.’
    • ‘He said he used a 19-year-old edition of the Hart and Weschsler casebook at one point, ‘and it didn't matter - the questions were the same!’’
    • ‘The casebook features tabs for documents, evidence and conversations, and so it makes it easy to keep track of and go back and review what you've learned.’
    • ‘Fair enough, as I hardly penalize students for reading and referencing material not contained in the casebook.’
    • ‘Completely revised and updated, the second edition of this casebook and text focuses on the treatment of children who have experienced crises resulting from psychological, physical, or environmental events.’

Pronunciation

casebook

/ˈkāsˌbo͝ok//ˈkeɪsˌbʊk/