cases


cases
General term for an action, cause, suit, or controversy, at law or in equity; questions contested before a court of justice.

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  • cases — 1. Cases are the functions of nouns, pronouns, and adjectives in sentences, as reflected in their endings or some other aspect of their form. The chief cases we are concerned with are: subjective (or nominative): the function of subject of a verb …   Modern English usage

  • CASES — CASES, Italian family mainly centered in Mantua, where they maintained their private synagogue until the 20th century. Over many generations, members of the family were physicians, rabbis, and secretaries of the Mantua community. The family… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • Cases — ist der Name folgender Personen: Emmanuel Augustin Dieudonné de Las Cases (1766–1842), französischer Offizier und Politiker Francisco Cases Andreu (* 1944), spanischer Bischof Siehe auch Kases Diese Seite ist eine …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Cases — Cases, Emanuel Auguste Dieudonné, Graf de las C., s. Las Cases …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • Cases — Cases, Marquis de Las, s. Las Cases …   Kleines Konversations-Lexikon

  • Cases — Nom venant de casa (latin casa = édifice habitable), autrement dit la maison. Très courant dans toute la Catalogne, le nom désigne sans doute celui qui habitait un hameau, un petit groupe de maisons (penser à tous les lieux dits Les Cases). Ou… …   Noms de famille

  • Cases — Cases, Emanuel Auguste Dieudonne Comte las C., s. Lascases …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Cases — Cases, s. Las C …   Herders Conversations-Lexikon

  • cases — keɪs n. occasion; matter; legal case; situation; argument; category of inflection (Grammar); box, container; (Computers) metal box that houses the internal components of a computer v. pack, crate, box, put in cases …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Cases — This famous Italian and Spanish surname has Roman pre Christian origins. Recorded in no less than eighty forms ranging from Casa, Caso, Dell Casa, Casillis, Dalla, and Dacca, to Casella, Casetti, Cason and Casaccio, this is a residential surname… …   Surnames reference


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