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caseload

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Medicine
caseloadcase‧load /ˈkeɪsləʊd $ -loʊd/ noun [countable] 🔊 🔊 Mthe number of people a doctor, social worker etc has to deal with
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caseloadThe team consists of two full-time social workers and one half-time, in addition to a team-leader who carries a caseload.Habitual petty thieves and drug addicts dumped on top of their already bulging caseload become their newest clients.The current caseload is roughly 13,200.On a full caseload this is not too difficult to achieve.The overwhelming caseload has made the government reluctant to postpone trials, even though virtually all of the suspects lack defense attorneys.Its work force buckles under the 90,000-prisoner caseload, as about 150 prosecution investigators struggle with some 600 cases each.In 1986 financial deterrents were introduced to try to ease the caseload.The caseload does not need to go in its entirety to any replacing lawyer.
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