case in point

  • 1 case in point — Meaning an instance of something has just occurred that was previously discussed. For instance, a person may have told another that something always happens. Later that day, they see it happening, and the informer might say, case in point …

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  • 2 case in point — index example, illustration, instance, sample, specimen Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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  • 3 case in point — {n. phr.} An example that proves something or helps to make something clearer. * /An American can rise from the humblest beginnings to become President. Abraham Lincoln is a case in point./ …

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  • 4 case in point — {n. phr.} An example that proves something or helps to make something clearer. * /An American can rise from the humblest beginnings to become President. Abraham Lincoln is a case in point./ …

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  • 5 case in point — noun an example that is used to justify similar occurrences at a later time (Freq. 2) • Syn: ↑precedent • Derivationally related forms: ↑precede (for: ↑precedent) • Hypernyms: ↑ …

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  • 6 case in point — (a) case in point one example of this. Elliott is one of the best rappers around, and her new album is a case in point. Boston is such an unpredictable team their victory over Indiana yesterday is a case in point …

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  • 7 case in point —    This term refers to an example which serves to illustrate, support or prove a point which is currently under discussion.     Not even the most talented athlete is guaranteed a long career. The latest skiing accident is a case in point …

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  • 8 case in point — an example to support my point or thesis    Social democracy can succeed. Sweden is a case in point …

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  • 9 case\ in\ point — n. phr. An example that proves something or helps to make something clearer. An American can rise from the humblest beginnings to become President. Abraham Lincoln is a case in point …

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  • 10 case in point — an example that proves something or helps to make something clear What he just said was a case in point about what I have been saying all year …

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  • 11 case in point — noun An example that illustrates a point. Syn: example in point, precedent, example, instance, illustration, representative …

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  • 12 case in point — Date: 1722 an illustrative, relevant, or pertinent case …

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  • 13 case in point — Synonyms and related words: case, citation, cross reference, demonstration, emblem, example, exemplar, exemplification, explanation, exponent, illustration, instance, item, object lesson, particular, quotation, reference, relevant instance,… …

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  • 14 case in point — A precedent …

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  • 15 (a) case in point — a case in point phrase an example of the situation or behaviour that you are talking about Shoppers tend to think that high prices mean high quality. Electrical goods are a case in point. Thesaurus: typical or good example of somethingsynonym… …

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  • 16 (a) case in point — one example of this. Elliott is one of the best rappers around, and her new album is a case in point. Boston is such an unpredictable team their victory over Indiana yesterday is a case in point …

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  • 17 a case in point — ► a case in point an example that illustrates what is being discussed. Main Entry: ↑point …

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  • 18 a\ case\ in\ point — an example that proves something or helps to make something clear What he just said was a case in point about what I have been saying all year …

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  • 19 (a) case in point — an example which shows that what you are saying is true or helps to explain why you are saying it. Lack of communication causes relationships to fail. Your parents marriage is a case in point …

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  • 20 a case in point — an example of the situation or behaviour that you are talking about Shoppers tend to think that high prices mean high quality. Electrical goods are a case in point …

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