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casualty department

Line breaks: cas|ualty de¦part|ment
Pronunciation: /ˈkaʒuəltidɪpɑːtmənt/

Entry from British & World English dictionary

(also casualty ward)

Definition of casualty department in English:

noun

British
The department of a hospital providing immediate treatment for emergency cases.

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