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 arrived.


English dictionary. 2008.

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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 — 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 — noun Date: 1938 the number of cases handled (as by a court or clinic) usually in a particular period …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 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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