Definition: 'Case'

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  • Length: 4 characters
  • Syllables: 1

Results for word: case

Lexical Information:
  • In the top 2,000 words in the Brown Corpus
  • Common word- this is one of the thousand words most frequently used in English.
  • Term used in linguistics
  • A list of about 3,000 words defined as easy for the Dale-Chall Readability Formula
Grammatical Information:
  • Term included in the Glossary of English Terms
  • Nouns are words giving names to objects and things, which can be physical or concepts, etc
Usage Notes:
  • IN CASE OF, like 'because of', is used with a noun or gerund, but not a verb phrase
  • We use the present or past tense after IN CASE, not WILL or SHALL

Related Glossary Definitions:

Case;  Lower Case;  Upper Case

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