la víctima
-the victim
See the entry for víctima.

víctima

víctima(
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A feminine noun is almost always used with feminine articles and adjectives (e.g. la mujer bonita, la luna llena).
feminine noun
1. (sufferer of harm, injury or death)
a. victim
Muchas víctimas de violencia doméstica no hacen la denuncia en la comisaría.Many domestic-violence victims don't report the crime to the police.
b. casualty
El bombardeo sobre la ciudad dejó un saldo de 2,500 víctimas civiles.The bombing on the city caused 2,500 civil casualties.
c.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
Falleció víctima de un accidente cerebrovascular.He died from a stroke.
Mi padre era víctima de una rara dolencia.My father suffered from a rare illness.
2. (person who is tricked)
a. prey
Mi desprevenido hermano fue víctima de un estafador que le robó todo el dinero.My unwitting brother fell prey to a swindler who stole all his money.
3. (sacrified person or animal)
a. victim
Las víctimas del sacrificio eran miembros de la tribu rival.The victims of the sacrifice were members of the rival tribe.
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víctima
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
1. (por mala suerte o negligencia)
a. victim
2. (en accidente, guerra)
a. casualty
víctima propiciatoriascapegoat
víctima
1 (gen) victim; (Zoología) prey; [de accidente] casualty
fue víctima de una estafa she was the victim of a swindle; no hay que lamentar víctimas del accidente there were no casualties in the accident; hay pocas víctimas mortales there are not many dead; falleció víctima de un ataque cardiaco he died of o from a heart attack; es víctima de alguna neurosis he is a prey to some neurosis
2 (Hist) sacrifice
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