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  1. casualtiesnoun

    Collective tally of injuries and fatalities of an event.

  2. casualtiesnoun

    Plural form of casualty.


  1. casualties

    A casualty, as a term in military usage, is a person in military service, combatant or non-combatant, who becomes unavailable for duty due to any of several circumstances, including death, injury, illness, capture or desertion. In civilian usage, a casualty is a person who is killed, wounded or incapacitated by some event; the term is usually used to describe multiple deaths and injuries due to violent incidents or disasters. It is sometimes misunderstood to mean "fatalities", but non-fatal injuries are also casualties.

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  1. Casualties

    of Casualty

Dictionary of Nautical Terms

  1. casualties

    In a military sense, comprehends all men who die, are wounded, desert, or are discharged as unfit for service.

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  1. casualties

    In the military service, is a word which includes all losses in numerical strength of officers by death, dismissal, or resignation, and of enlisted men by death, desertion, or discharge; also all losses in fighting strength caused by wounds.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of casualties in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of casualties in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Examples of casualties in a Sentence

  1. Baz Mohammad Sarwari:

    Unfortunately, our initial reports show that 22 people, including women and children, have been killed and four others injured, the Mujahideen have reached to some of the affected areas, but Badghis is a mountainous province, the number of casualties might go up.

  2. Assistant Chief Constable Mark Hamilton:

    I can confirm there are 2 fatalities at this stage and a small number of other casualties, at this stage the cause of the incident is unknown, however police have commenced a full investigation into the circumstances.

  3. Hau Kha:

    They fire artillery, there are often casualties and the civilians scatter into the jungle.

  4. David King:

    I arrived just as the first wave of casualties had shown up, i looked across the patients and I knew immediately, without anyone having to tell me, exactly what the wounding mechanism was.


    Any country that cannot provide for the proper healthcare of its citizens should never consider itself worthy of them dying for it in battle. For in a war- no one wins! both sides end up with casualties in body bags with mass graves and maybe- no memorials! I am ras cardo who created reggae. You can quote me on that-accurately. Its all true.

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