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casualty

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1 a person or thing harmed, lost, or destroyed

  • the real casualties in the war against drugs are millions of innocent children
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2 a chance and usually sudden event bringing loss or injury

  • casualties at sea that sometimes resulted in great losses of men or even of entire ships
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3 archaic the uncertain course of events

  • believes finding one's true love is too important a matter to be left to mere casualty
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