Translation of "casualty" - English-Spanish dictionary


noun uk /ˈkæʒ.ju.əl.ti/ us

A a person injured or killed in a serious accident or war

herido, -a, víctima
The train was derailed but there were no casualties, police said.
The rebels suffered heavy casualties.

a person or thing that suffers as a result of something else happening

She lost her job in 2011, a casualty of the recession.
The first casualty of the reorganization will be the bus service, which will be stopped altogether.

[ no plural ] UK US emergency room the part of a hospital where people who are hurt in accidents or suddenly become ill are taken for urgent treatment

She had to be rushed to casualty.

(Translation of “casualty” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)


noun /ˈkӕʒuəlti/ (plural casualties)

a person who is wounded or killed in a battle, accident etc

baja, víctima
The fire at the factory resulted in hundreds of casualties.
casualty department noun

(British ) a hospital department for treating accidental injuries; emergency room(American)

The accident victims were rushed by ambulance to the casualty department.

(Translation of “casualty” from the PASSWORD English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)