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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. Social work devoted to the needs of individual clients or cases.

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  • n. the work required to deal with cases in any profession where a "case" has a specific definition (eg. legal, social work, planning, etc.).

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  • n. close sociological study of a maladjusted person or family for diagnosis and treatment

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