Questions about example sentences with, and the definition and usage of "Casualty"

The meaning of "Casualty" in various phrases and sentences

Q: O que significa The first casualty of war is the truth?
A: It means that once a war starts the reports from both sides of what is actually happening are often not accurate and propaganda on both sides takes precedence.

In the fifth century B.C., Greek dramatist Aeschylus said, “In war, truth is the first casualty.” Many people since then have repeated this.
Q: O que significa the casualty department?
A: Part of the hospital for people who need help VERY fast.
Q: O que significa casualties?
A: injured or dead people
Q: O que significa be a casualty ?
A: A casualty is an injury or death due to war or an accident.
Q: O que significa "casualty" in this sentence " ... imagine you are going to a cermony. Then, to dress for the occasion, you can not be according to casualty. "?
A: I think that a better way to word the sentence is "... Imagine you are going to a ceremony. Then to dress for the occasion, should not show up in casual clothing."

Example sentences using "Casualty"

Q: Mostra-me frases de exemplo com casualty .
A: The car accident resulted in just one casualty.
You'll mostly see its plural form "casualties".

Synonyms of "Casualty" and their differences

Q: Qual é a diferença entre casualty e accident ?
A: A casualty is someone hurt in an accident of some sort that causes injuries to people.
Q: Qual é a diferença entre casualties e victims ?
A: Casualties are deaths in an fatal event. Victims are people who have been attacked whether is be physically or mentally.

Hope this helps.
Q: Qual é a diferença entre casualty e toll ?
A: They can mean the same thing.
Both are synonyms for counting dead people.
But toll can also mean a charge to use a bridge or road.
Q: Qual é a diferença entre casualty e victim ?
A: Victim implies a personal relationship with the perpetrator. Eg, the victim was the killer's wife. Casualty implies anonymity and is often used by medicine and law enforecement, eg. there were three casualties from the car accident. Also victim can mean someone who is still alive, like someone who has suffered violence, while casualty is often someone who had died as a result of the perpetrator's actions. As such, even if a stranger abused another stranger and that stranger survived, they would still be a victim because they were alive. Victim also suggests that they were targeted unfairly and unjustly.
Q: Qual é a diferença entre casualty e calamity ?
A: Casualty - Results in death

Calamity - Results in disaster

Translations of "Casualty"

Q: Como é que se diz isto em Inglês (EUA)? 日本語では、被害というと、けが人、死者だけでなく、建物や施設が壊れたり、火事や天災も含みます。そうした「被害」に該当する言葉は、sufferですか。それとも、何でしょうか。人的被害が、casualties や、victimes ですが、物的被害に対する言葉を教えてください。また、人的被害と物的被害を総称する言葉があれば教えてください。
A: 正しい綴りは"victims"ですね

物的被害というのは、damage, property damage, physical damage(s)

総称する言葉なら、"damage and loss of life", "damage to life and property"


e.g. Damage and loss of life sustained during an earthquake result from falling structures and flying glass and objects.

Floods usually cause large-scale loss of human life and wide spread damage to properties.

...submergence of low lying areas by rain causing loss of life and property

A quake with a magnitude equal to that of the 1811- 1812 quakes could result in great loss of life and property damage in the billions of dollars.

Monitoring Earthquake Shaking in Buildings to Reduce Loss of Life and Property

Other questions about "Casualty"

Q: Por favor, mostra-me como pronunciar casualty.
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Q: The casualties during the war in Vietnam was up to millions people soa natural?
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Q: There was no human casualty in the traffic accident. soa natural?
A: there were no human casualties
Q: It is not clear if there were any casualties on the earthquake. soa natural?
A: It is not clear if there are any casualties from the earthquake.

It is not clear if there are any casualties due to the earthquake.

It is not clear if the earthquake has caused any casualties.

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