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.