caseload
noun Date: 1938 the number of cases handled (as by a court or clinic) usually in a particular period

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • caseload — UK US /ˈkeɪsləʊd/ noun [C] ► the amount of work that someone, especially a doctor or lawyer, has to do in a period of time: »a growing/heavy caseload »Last summer, her caseload approached 100 …   Financial and business terms

  • caseload — case·load / kās ˌlōd/ n: the number of cases handled (as by a court or a lawyer) often in a particular period Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam Webster. 1996 …   Law dictionary

  • caseload — [kās′lōd΄] n. the number of cases being handled as by a court, social agency, or welfare department, or by a caseworker, probation officer, etc …   English World dictionary

  • caseload — n. 1) to carry a caseload 2) to increase; reduce smb. s caseload 3) a heavy; light caseload (the social worker carries a heavy caseload) * * * reduce smb. s caseload light caseload (the social worker carries a heavy caseload) a heavy to carry a… …   Combinatory dictionary

  • caseload — UK [ˈkeɪsˌləʊd] / US [ˈkeɪsˌloʊd] noun [countable] Word forms caseload : singular caseload plural caseloads all the cases that someone is responsible for dealing with at the same time, especially a doctor, lawyer, or social worker She has a heavy …   English dictionary

  • caseload — [[t]ke͟ɪsloʊd[/t]] caseloads N COUNT: oft with poss The caseload of someone such as a doctor, social worker, or lawyer is the number of cases that they have to deal with. His caseload of 200 active files increased to 350 as waves of new clients… …   English dictionary

  • caseload — noun The workload of a person or group that handles cases; the relative volume of cases expected to be worked upon. As a public defender, Jonas had a crushing caseload and never felt that he could prepare his clients defenses properly …   Wiktionary

  • caseload — case|load [ keıs,loud ] noun count all the cases that someone is responsible for dealing with at the same time, especially a doctor, lawyer, or SOCIAL WORKER: She has a heavy caseload (=many cases) …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • caseload — /kays lohd /, n. the number of cases handled by a court, an agency, a social worker, etc., either at any given moment or over a stated period. Also, case load. [1945 50; CASE1 + LOAD] * * * …   Universalium

  • caseload — case·load kās .lōd n the number of cases handled (as by a clinic) in a particular period …   Medical dictionary

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