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casualty

noun [C]  /ˈkæʒ·u·əl·ti, ˈkæʒ·əl·ti/ us  
a person hurt or killed in a war or other destructive event, or something prevented by an event: The number of casualties from Sunday's tsunami continues to rise. New team uniforms were a casualty of the budget cuts.
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