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casualty

US [ˈkæʒuəlti]
UK ['kæʒuəlti]
  • n.受害者;遇难者;毁坏物;损坏物
  • Web伤亡;伤亡人员;事故
Plural Form:casualties  
casualty
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n.
1.
[c]
(战争或事故的)伤员,亡者,遇难者a person who is killed or injured in war or in an accident
road casualties
交通事故伤亡人员
Both sides had suffered heavy casualties(= many people had been killed) .
双方都伤亡惨重。
2.
[c]
受害者;毁坏物;损坏物a person that suffers or a thing that is destroyed when sth else takes place
She became a casualty of the reduction in part-time work(= she lost her job) .
她成了裁减兼职工作的受害人。
Small shops have been a casualty of the recession.
小商店在经济萧条中深受其害。
3.
[u]
急诊室the part of a hospital where people who need urgent treatment are taken
The victims were rushed to casualty.
受伤者被迅速送往急救室。

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