UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations'casualty', 'Casualty': /ˈkæʒuəlti/

US:USA pronuncation: IPAUSA pronuncation: IPA/ˈkæʒuəlti/

US:USA pronunciation: respellingUSA pronunciation: respelling(kazho̅o̅ əl tē)

Inflections of 'casualty' (nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.): nplplural noun: Noun always used in plural form--for example, "jeans," "scissors.": casualties
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Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
  1. [civilian, military, innocent, economic] casualties
  2. [several, dozens of, hundreds of] (civilian) casualties
  3. casualties of [war, conflict, terrorism, battle]
  4. casualties of the [disaster, flood, fire, tornado, earthquake]
  5. [severe, heavy, unsurmountable] casualties
  6. Casualties were severe in the [battle, conflict].
  7. The [accident, crash, explosion] claimed [twenty] casualties
  8. There were [twenty, many] casualties from the [accident].
  9. the [first, last, worst, only] casualty of
  10. Their [house, property, son] was one of the casualties.
  11. UK: take [him, the child, the patient] to casualty
n as adj
  1. casualty [rates, numbers, figures, records, count]
  2. casualty [insurance, insurers, clauses]
  3. UK: in the casualty department (of)
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