English definition of Case

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a (court) case: a (court) affair, file, situation, matter
I have reviewed your case Tony, and it seems that if we bribe the judge, you'll be out of jail by next Tuesday. Your legal situation is looking quite positive.
It was a simple case of mistaken identity: the two brothers look so alike that I confused them.
Note some other uses of case:
in that case because of the mentioned situation
in any case whatever happens, also
a (violin) case: a box, a bag (for a violin)

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