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American English: /ˈkæʒ(u)əlti/
British English: /ˈkaʒjʊəlti/

Translation of casualty in Spanish:

noun plural casualties

  • 1 (injured person)
    herido, (-da) (masculine, feminine)
    (dead person) víctima (feminine)
    baja (feminine)
    there were no casualties
    no hubo heridos ( or víctimas etc)
    no hubo que lamentar desgracias personales [journalistic]
    they suffered heavy casualties
    tuvieron muchas bajas
    truth is the first casualty of war
    la verdad es la primera víctima de la guerra
    (before noun) casualty list
    relación (feminine) de bajas
  • 2 (hospital department)
    (British English) (no article)
    urgencias (feminine plural)
    he was rushed to casualty
    lo llevaron a toda prisa a urgencias
    casualty ward
    sala (feminine) de heridos
    Example 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to the rails we can expect more deaths, so the casualty figures coldly used in cost benefit studies are all going to be out of date anyway.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.
    Example sentences
    • 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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