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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casualty ⓘMost examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
n as adj
- [civilian, military, innocent, economic] casualties
- [several, dozens of, hundreds of] (civilian) casualties
- casualties of [war, conflict, terrorism, battle]
- casualties of the [disaster, flood, fire, tornado, earthquake]
- [severe, heavy, unsurmountable] casualties
- Casualties were severe in the [battle, conflict].
- The [accident, crash, explosion] claimed [twenty] casualties
- There were [twenty, many] casualties from the [accident].
- the [first, last, worst, only] casualty of
- Their [house, property, son] was one of the casualties.
- UK: take [him, the child, the patient] to casualty
- casualty [rates, numbers, figures, records, count]
- casualty [insurance, insurers, clauses]
- UK: in the casualty department (of)
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