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victim

noun [C]  us   /ˈvɪk·təm/
a person who has suffered the effects of violence or illness or bad luck: an accident victim She’s just a victim of circumstances beyond her control.
victimization
noun [U]  us   /ˌvɪk·tə·məˈzeɪ·ʃən/
National reports of victimization show a decline in certain kinds of crime.
victimize
verb [T]  us   /ˈvɪk·təˌmɑɪz/
One survey showed the number of companies victimized by computer theft rose to 83 percent this year.
Translations of “victim”
in Arabic ضَحِيّة…
in Korean 피해자, 희생자…
in Malaysian mangsa…
in French victime…
in Turkish kurban…
in Italian vittima…
in Chinese (Traditional) 受害者, 罹難者, 犧牲者…
in Russian жертва…
in Polish ofiara…
in Vietnamese nạn nhân…
in Spanish víctima…
in Portuguese vítima…
in Thai เหยื่อ…
in German das Opfer…
in Catalan víctima…
in Japanese 犠牲者…
in Indonesian korban…
in Chinese (Simplified) 受害者, 罹难者, 牺牲者…
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