Translation of "victim" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary

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victimnoun [ C ]

uk /ˈvɪk.tɪm/ us /ˈvɪk.təm/

B2 someone or something that has been hurt, damaged, or killed or has suffered, either because of the actions of someone or something else, or because of illness or chance

受害者;罹难者;牺牲者;牺牲品
to provide financial aid to hurricane/flood, etc. victims 为飓风/洪水等的受灾者提供经济援助
victims of crime 犯罪的受害者
The children are the innocent/helpless victims of the fighting. 孩子们是打架斗殴的无辜/无助的受害者。
The new drug might help save the lives of cancer victims. 这种新药也许可以用于挽救癌症病人的生命。
We appear to have been the victims of a cruel practical joke. 我们看来已经成了一个大恶作剧的受害者。
Our local hospital has become the latest victim of the cuts in government spending. 我们本地的医院成了政府削减开支的最新受害者。
fall victim to sth

to be hurt, damaged, or killed because of something or someone

成为…的受害者;被…所伤(或所害)
In 1948, Gandhi fell victim to a member of a Hindu gang. 1948年,甘地被一个印度教帮派成员杀害。
The company has fallen victim to increased competition. 日益激烈的竞争让这家公司深受其害。

More examples

  • The murderer had lured his victim to a deserted house.
  • She claimed to have been a victim of child abuse.
  • They're launching an appeal to raise money for famine victims.
  • Road accident victims make up almost a quarter of the hospital's patients.
  • The victim had received repeated blows to the head and body.

(Translation of “victim” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)