Translation of casualty in Spanish:
noun plural -ties
- 1 (injured person)herido, (-da) (masculine, feminine)(dead person) víctima (feminine)(Military)there were no casualties
baja (feminine)no hubo heridos ( or víctimas etc)they suffered heavy casualties
no hubo que lamentar desgracias personales [journalese]tuvieron muchas bajastruth is the first casualty of warla verdad es la primera víctima de la guerra(before noun) casualty listrelación (feminine) de bajas
- 2 (hospital department)(British English) (no article)he was rushed to casualty
urgencias (feminine plural)lo llevaron a toda prisa a urgenciascasualty ward(Military)
sala (feminine) de heridosExample sentences
- And as we get more and faster trains on to the rails we can expect more deaths, so the casualty figures coldly used in cost benefit studies are all going to be out of date anyway.
- Road casualty figures for 2003 show that serious accidents fell by 15 to 82 compared to the previous year.
- Center court was now a mass casualty scene, with injured personnel streaming out of Corridors 3 and 4 and wounded lying everywhere.
- She was taken by ambulance to casualty at Broomfield Hospital, Chelmsford, after she lost consciousness at home at about 7pm.
- In the second case, a music teacher had to go to casualty in two separate hospitals on Christmas Day and Boxing Day 1993 after developing problems with his dressing.
- The crackdown on long waits has been dogged by allegations that ambulance staff are deliberately delaying taking patients into casualty until the hospital is ready for them.
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