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test case

Translation of test case in Spanish:

noun

  • (caso que sienta jurisprudencia)
    Example sentences
    • Barristers have drawn up a legal opinion setting out a test case for a high court judicial review of the government's position.
    • The appellant's action was a test case on which eleven other cases raising the same issues depended.
    • In the course of his submissions the Solicitor-General referred to this appeal as a test case.

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    In some Andean countries, particularly Chile, onces is a light meal eaten between five and six p.m., the equivalent of "afternoon tea" in Britain. In Colombia, on the other hand, onces is a light snack eaten between breakfast and lunch. It is also known as mediasnueves.