casualty noun

1 person killed/injured in a war/an accident

ADJ. heavy, high, serious | light | pedestrian | road | civilian, military | human

VERB + CASUALTY cause, inflict The guerrillas inflicted heavy casualties on the local population. | incur, suffer Our division suffered only light casualties.

CASUALTY + NOUN figures, list, rate

2 part of a hospital

VERB + CASUALTY be admitted to He was admitted to casualty with head injuries. | rush sb to, take sb to

CASUALTY + NOUN department, unit, ward

PREP. in ~ He works as a doctor in casualty.