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casualty

cas·u·al·ty

casualty

 
 
pronunciation:
kae zhu l ti
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part of speech: noun
inflections: casualties
definition 1: a person in the armed forces who is killed, wounded, or missing in action.
Her son was a casualty of war.
similar words:
captive, prisoner, victim
definition 2: a person who is hurt or killed in an accident.
There was a train accident, but there were no casualties.
synonyms:
sufferer, victim
similar words:
prey
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