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English definition of “casualty”

casualty

noun     /ˈkæʒjuəlti/
INJURED [C] someone who is injured or killed in an accident or war: Both sides in the conflict have promised to try to avoid civilian casualties.Death and dyingPeople who receive medical treatment
BADLY AFFECTED [C] someone or something that is badly affected by something that happens: The health service has been the biggest casualty of government cuts.Treating people or animals badlyInsults and abuseUnkind, cruel and unfeelingViolent or aggressive
HOSPITAL [U] UK (US emergency room) the part of a hospital where people go when they have been injured or have illnesses so that they can be treated immediatelyMedical places and organizations
(Definition of casualty noun from the Cambridge Learner's Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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