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case in point

Definition of case in point in English:

An instance or example that illustrates what is being discussed: the “green revolution” in agriculture is a good case in point
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  • What is now happening on the Shankill Road is a classic example of the case in point.
  • The Royal Museum that houses the first cloned sheep named Dolly, the National Gallery of Scotland along with quite a few national museums are paradigmatic cases in point.
  • Alas, this principle is applied more generally as governments assume control of the delivery or standard of services of one sort or another: currently the National Health Service and the railways are cases in point.
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