case-by-case case-by-case


  • (adj) separate and distinct from others of the same kind



  1. These are the same lenders who made the case-by-case decisions that sum to the prospect of 2 million foreclosures.
  2. Farmers now get emergency aid for disasters like flood or drought on a case-by-case basis, but payments can take years.
  3. The procedure runs from $8,500 to $12,000 and is covered by insurance only on a case-by-case basis.


  1. ESM bailout fund can invest in existing problem banks on a case-by-case basis

    LUXEMBOURG (Reuters) - The euro zone bailout fund ESM will be able to inject capital into banks which had run into trouble before the bloc's scheme of direct recapitalisation comes on line on the case-by-case ...
    on June 21, 2013     Source: Reuters via Yahoo! Finance

  2. Courts From Coast To Coast Address "Natural" In Food Labeling Class Actions

    Food makers' use of "natural" on product labels and advertisements continues to provide class action lawyers with litigation fodder. Such a case-by-case approach to determining what is and is not natural, we have argued previously, poorly serves consumers and producers. Recent judicial developments, described below, have done nothing to sway our opinion that, regardless of how torturous it will ...
    on June 19, 2013     Source: Forbes


  1. "Trade rules need to be totally revamped. Individual case-by-case filing doesn't work in such a dynamic industry," said Pritchard. "At the end of the day, what really needs to happen is to get this thing away from the WTO. Europe and the...
    on Jun 28, 2010 By: David Pritchard Source: The Associated Press

  2. "We have acted on a case-by-case basis in recent weeks, addressing problems at Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, working with market participants to prepare for the failure of Lehman Brothers, and lending to AIG so it can sell some of its assets in an...
    on Sep 19, 2008 By: Henry Paulson Source: International Herald Tribune

  3. Roberts, one of those four, said that the result was confusing and that "lower courts and regulated entities will now have to feel their way on a case-by-case basis."
    on Jun 19, 2006 By: John Roberts Source: San Francisco Chronicle

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