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test case

n.
1. A lawsuit brought in part for the purpose of obtaining a judicial decision on an unclear point of law, especially involving the constitutionality of a statute.
2. An action that establishes a precedent for such a lawsuit.

test case

n
(Law) a legal action that serves as a precedent in deciding similar succeeding cases

test′ case`


n.
1. a case that serves afterward as a precedent for similar cases.
2. a suit used to test a legal principle, the constitutionality of a statute, etc.
[1890–95]
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Noun1.test case - a representative legal action whose outcome is likely to become a precedent
action at law, legal action, action - a judicial proceeding brought by one party against another; one party prosecutes another for a wrong done or for protection of a right or for prevention of a wrong
law, jurisprudence - the collection of rules imposed by authority; "civilization presupposes respect for the law"; "the great problem for jurisprudence to allow freedom while enforcing order"
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There had been but one eviction, and that purely technical--a test case, and on advice of the tenant's lawyer.
This test case is vitally important to poor people.
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Because of the complexity and ambiguity, most testing methodology documents require the development of a set of test case scenarios (e.
The FMS test cases will be initially structured with separate lines allocating 80 percent of the test case value to the traditional FMS process and 20 percent to the hybrid process.
Issues such as test case revalidation, test execution failure identification, fault identification, modification dependency, fault mitigation and test case dependency are essential for an industrial environment in applying regression testing.
The associations brought Thwaites as a test case and the 1996 ruling by the U.
You want a test case that is big enough to matter but small enough to win.
The association's presence at the hearings is also necessary if the matter proves to be a test case for the ministry's strengthened regulations, according to the NPA president.
RICHARDSON, Texas -- Anritsu Corporation announces it is the first test equipment vendor in the world to achieve GCF-approved test case validations for both LTE (Long Term Evolution) RF and protocol conformance testing.
98-05-01303, was designated a test case on the issue of whether the HMT on domestic shipments is unconstitutional under the Export Clause.
Kevorkian has openly stated his intent to make this a clear-cut test case for euthanasia.