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casualty 中文解釋 wordnet sense Collocation Usage
Noun
/ˈkaZH(o͞o)əltē/,
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casualties, plural;
  1. A person killed or injured in a war or accident

  2. A person or thing badly affected by an event or situation
    • - the building industry has been one of the casualties of the recession
  3. (chiefly in insurance) An accident, mishap, or disaster


  1. someone injured or killed or captured or missing in a military engagement
  2. fatal accident: an accident that causes someone to die
  3. a decrease of military personnel or equipment
  4. A casualty is a person who is the victim of an accident, injury, or trauma. The word casualties is most often used by the news media to describe deaths and injuries resulting from wars or disasters. Casualties is sometimes misunderstood to mean fatalities, but non-fatal injuries are also casualties.
  5. The twenty-fourth series of the British medical drama television series Casualty commenced airing in the United Kingdom on BBC One on 12 September 2009 and concluded on 21 August 2010. Events of the series included a crossover with sister show Holby City.
  6. Casualty is a weekly television show broadcast on BBC One, and the longest running emergency medical drama television series in the world. Created by Jeremy Brock and Paul Unwin, it was first broadcast on 6 September 1986, and transmitted in the UK on BBC One. The producer was Geraint Morris. ...
  7. (Casualties (movie)) Casualties of War is a war drama directed by Brian De Palma, with a screenplay by David Rabe, based on the actual events of the incident on Hill 192 in 1966 during the Vietnam War. An article written by Daniel Lang for The New Yorker in 1969 was the movie's primary source.
  8. (The Casualties) The Casualties are an American punk band from New York City, New York, formed in 1990. Their musical style is usually classified as street punk or hardcore punk.
  9. (casualties) People who are killed, wounded, captured, or missing in a war or battle.
  10. (Casualties) Any deaths, injuries, or damage to infrastructure suffered during war.
  11. (Casualties) People and livestock die due to drowning. It can also lead to epidemics and diseases.
  12. (Casualties) The Monday night indoor team that strutted to league victory in their first season.
  13. (Casualties) When you attack or someone attacks you some soldiers, mercenaries, spies and sentries can be killed
  14. Liability or loss resulting from an accident.
  15. The complete or partial destruction of property resulting from an identifiable event of a sudden, unexpected, or unusual nature.
  16. A casualty occurs when property is damaged as a result of a disaster such as a hurricane, fire, car accident or similar event. Generally, you may deduct a casualty loss only in the tax year in which the loss occurred. ...
  17. (JP 1-02)- Any person who is lost to the organization by having been declared dead, duty status-whereabouts unknown, missing, ill, or injured. See FMs 8-10, 8-10-1, 8-10-6, 8-55, 12-6, and 16-1.
  18. A soldier who was wounded, killed, or missing in action.
  19. A person fatally injured, or who sustains injuries and is recorded as a personal injury in a collision/incident.
  20. Used here in the archaic sense from Late Middle English: a chance occurrence.
  21. Refers to a casualty crash defined as a crash involving either a fatality or a person admitted to hospital or medical treatment.
  22. miscellaneous item of revenue due from a tenant under certain circumstances
  23. (noun) a service person injured, killed, or lost in military action
  24. This is the traditional British word for “emergency room”, although A&E (Accident and Emergency) is more common these days.
  25. Normally used to mean a soldier that was wounded, it could also mean a soldier wounded or killed when referring to the number of casualties after a battle if the two are not differentiated.