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in case of

In the event of (something). In case of fire, please use the stairs. In case of severe weather, please take shelter.
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in case of something

if a problem occurs; if something happens; in the event that something happens. What do we do in case of fire? In case of an accident, call the police.
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McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

in case of something

(formal) if something happens: In case of fire, leave the building by the nearest exit.
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in case of

If there should happen to be: a number to call in case of emergency.
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American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright © 2016 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
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