Definition of 'casualty'
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Example sentences containing 'casualty'
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The organisation suffered further casualties in other theatres of war. Times, Sunday Times (2016)If we suffered casualties on that scale now it would wipe out the entire fleet. The Sun (2016)But the actor doesn't know if he is one of the casualties. The Sun (2016)If she doesn't, then her career will be just one casualty. The Sun (2016)The rebels were taking heavy casualties too. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Kaupthing was one of the biggest casualties of the recent global banking collapse. Times, Sunday Times (2008)We are seeing a lot of alcohol harm in casualties and hospitals. Times, Sunday Times (2014)The nation must be prepared to see heavy casualty lists. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Perhaps the most surprising casualty in round one concerned surveillance. Times, Sunday Times (2014)The casualty department was closed for two hours as precaution. Times, Sunday Times (2015)We know the total number of casualties that resulted from the world wars. Times, Sunday Times (2007)They have only slowed to avoid too many casualties. The Sun (2015)They had to take genuine risks and suffered high casualties. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Yet these too are casualties of war. Times, Sunday Times (2012)By now we were taking heavy casualties. Times, Sunday Times (2011)The youngest casualty at the hospital is six months old. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The casualty lists fostered a mood of frustration and bitterness. Times, Sunday Times (2014)All the good ones go to casualty. Times, Sunday Times (2008)We were able to replace both battle casualties and victims of sickness and accidental injuries from within the regiment. Dusty Warriors: Modern Soldiers at War (2006)But enemy casualties could be higher. Times, Sunday Times (2009)There was no enemy, only casualties. Times, Sunday Times (2010)The AA called for road safety to be taught on the national curriculum to reduce road accidents and casualties. Times, Sunday Times (2015)
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Translations for 'casualty'
British English: casualty /ˈkæʒjʊəltɪ/ NOUN
A casualty is a person who is injured or killed in a war or accident.
The casualties on our side were high.
- American English: casualty
- Arabic: مُصَاب
- Brazilian Portuguese: vítima de acidente
- Chinese: 伤亡
- Croatian: žrtva
- Czech: oběť
- Danish: en såret
- Dutch: slachtoffer
- European Spanish: víctima mortal
- Finnish: kuolonuhri sodassa tms.
- French: accidenté
- German: Verunglückter
- Greek: θύμα
- Italian: morto
- Japanese: 死傷者
- Korean: 사상자
- Norwegian: forulykket
- Polish: ofiara wypadku
- European Portuguese: vítima de acidente
- Romanian: victimă
- Russian: жертва
- Spanish: víctima
- Swedish: olycksfall
- Thai: จำนวนคนเสียชีวิตหรือได้รับบาดเจ็บ
- Turkish: zayiat
- Ukrainian: жертва
- Vietnamese: người bị giết, bị thương
Definition of casualty from the Collins English Dictionary
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