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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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Someone killed or hurt. Also: A person who is cheated or tricked.

Usage examples (32)
  • While the term victim seems to focus on what actually happened to the person, the term survivor emphasizes what occurs after the encounter.
  • Here, the victim is a loquacious old man who rambles a bit.
  • Police said that the victim is an acquaintance of the assailant.
  • Not indeed when the victim is a child and the crime a heinous one. for more
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