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injured

adjective uk   /ˈɪn.dʒəd/  us   /-dʒɚd/
B2 hurt or physically harmed: She was told to stay in bed to rest her injured back. If your feelings are injured, someone has offended or upset you: It's nothing more than injured pride.
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noun [plural] uk   /ˈɪn.dʒəd/  us   /-dʒɚd/
the injured people who are injured, considered as a group: The injured were taken to several nearby hospitals.
Translations of “injured”
in Chinese (Traditional) 受傷的…
in Russian пострадавший…
in Turkish yaralanmış, incinmiş…
in Chinese (Simplified) 受伤的…
in Polish ranny…
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