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English definition of “casualty”

casualty

noun [C] (BADLY AFFECTED)    /ˈkæʒ.ju.əl.ti/
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.Experiencing and suffering
(Definition of casualty noun (BADLY AFFECTED) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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