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"Injured person" is a noun which is often translated as "el herido", and "casualty" is a noun which is often translated as "la baja". Learn more about the difference between "injured person" and "casualty" below.
injured person(
ihn
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juhrd
 
puhr
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sihn
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (general)
a. el herido
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
, la herida
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Moving an injured person can cause further pain or worsen the injury.Mover a un herido puede provocar más dolor o agravar la herida.
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casualty(
kah
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zhwuhl
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ti
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (military)
a. la baja
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Our troops suffered too many casualties, and we were forced to surrender.Nuestra tropa sufrió demasiadas bajas, y fuimos obligados a rendirnos.
2. (person killed in an accident)
a. la víctima
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
There were over a dozen casualties in the explosion.Hubo más de una docena de víctimas en la explosión.
3. (person injured in an accident)
a. el herido
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
, la herida
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The list of casualties and the hospitals where they were attended will be released via social media.La lista de heridos y los hospitales donde fueron atendidos será difundida a través de las redes sociales.
4.
A phrase used as a figure of speech or a word that is symbolic in meaning; metaphorical (e.g. carrot, bean).
(figurative)
(person or thing that suffers)
a. la víctima
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The casualties from this legislation will be the poorest and most marginalized members of society.Las víctimas de esta legislación serán los miembros más pobres y marginados de la sociedad.
5. (accident)
a. el accidente
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Lawsuits were brought against the company by those who had been hurt in the casualty.Las personas que resultaron heridas en el accidente entablaron pleitos contra la empresa.
6. (medicine) (United Kingdom)
a. urgencias
Freddy suffered a concussion and was taken into casualty at the closest hospital.Freddy sufrió una contusión y lo llevaron a urgencias del hospital más cercano.
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