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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典


From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Cas·u·al·ty n.; pl. Casualties
 1. That which comes without design or without being foreseen; contingency.
    Losses that befall them by mere casualty.   --Sir W. Raleigh.
 2. Any injury of the body from accident; hence, death, or other misfortune, occasioned by an accident; as, an unhappy casualty.
 3. pl. Mil. & Naval Numerical loss caused by death, wounds, discharge, or desertion.
 Casualty ward, A ward in a hospital devoted to the treatment of injuries received by accident.
 Syn: -- Accident; contingency; fortuity; misfortune.