borderline case

bor·der·line case

a patient, whose clinical findings are suggestive, but not fully convincing, of a specific diagnosis.

bor·der·line case

(bōrdĕr-līn kās)
Patient, whose clinical findings are suggestive, but not fully convincing, of a specific diagnosis.
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Jolliemore's transition to a higher age category does not evince meaningful consideration of his borderline case, nor does it reflect a discretionary assessment of the relative appropriateness of the age categories, nor does it provide a basis for judicial review."
We expect Lucky Cement (-3.9%) to be downgraded from the MSCI Emerging Markets index to the small-cap index while United Bank Limited (-2.6%) remains a borderline case,' Jafar added.
There are some complications--the first one has to do with the notion of borderline case, and the second one with higher-order vagueness.
The fourth A-level would only become relevant if it was a borderline case.
Ross Moriarty The ever-improving Welshman was a borderline case, if that, for most pundits ahead of the squad selection.
However, this being a borderline case, the decision to refuse him entry here could be overturned as it goes against article 8 of the European Convention of Human Rights.
This tiny shortfall in our planet's polar radius, normally insignificant, becomes a factor in such a borderline case.
Ms Saunders said: "I have always said that in my view this was an extremely difficult and borderline case because of the strong arguments on both sides.
"The autism spectrum is very broad and he happens to fall on very mild side to the point where he could be considered as a borderline case. We are very fortunate that his case his not more severe and that we took action at an early age, as it's much more difficult to close that learning gap past a certain age.
Admittedly, this particular index is a borderline case, which teeters on the edge of legitimate inclusion in a bibliography of works by Kuyper himself.
It's a borderline case. Nanny state or responsible state?
The article makes it clear it wasn't a borderline case either.

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