loss of life

loss of life
потери убитыми, потери погибшими; человеческие жертвы

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  • loss of life — formal phrase the deaths of a lot of people in an accident, war etc There was only minor damage to property and no loss of life. heavy losses (=when a lot of people die): Despite heavy losses, the battalion regrouped and fought on. Thesaurus:… …   Useful english dictionary

  • loss of life — index death, demise (death) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • loss of life — noun Death. The new age comes through the death of Jesus, and his loss of life brings abundance to everyone …   Wiktionary

  • loss of life — formal the deaths of a lot of people in an accident, war etc There was only minor damage to property and no loss of life. heavy losses (= when a lot of people die): Despite heavy losses, the battalion regrouped and fought on …   English dictionary

  • Loss of Life in the Stalin Era — Alexander Yakovlev in a recent book, A Century of Violence in Soviet Russia (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Press, 2002), put the number of deaths due to the Soviet system at 60 million. Yakovlev, who along with Mikhail Gorbachev was an… …   Historical dictionary of Russian and Soviet Intelligence

  • loss — n 1: physical, emotional, or esp. economic harm or damage sustained: as a: decrease in value, capital, or amount compare gain b: an amount by which the cost of something (as goods or services) exceeds the selling price compare …   Law dictionary

  • loss — [ lɔs ] noun *** ▸ 1 no longer having something ▸ 2 having less than before ▸ 3 failure to win race etc. ▸ 4 money lost ▸ 5 death of someone ▸ 6 sadness from death/loss ▸ 7 disadvantage from loss ▸ + PHRASES 1. ) count or uncount the state of not …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • loss — W1S2 [lɔs US lo:s] n [: Old English; Origin: los destruction ] 1.) [U and C] the fact of no longer having something, or of having less of it than you used to have, or the process by which this happens loss of ▪ The court awarded Ms Dixon £7,000… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • Loss of structural integrity on an aircraft — is a phenomenon which has been known to occur in several major incidents in aviation history.Types Note: Most information below has been collected from Wikipedia, but other sources include National Geographic Channel s Seconds From Disaster and… …   Wikipedia

  • life-and-death — life′ and death′ also life or death adj. involving possible loss of life; mortal; crucially important: a life and death struggle[/ex] • Etymology: 1680–90 …   From formal English to slang

  • loss — noun 1 NO LONGER HAVING STH (C, U) the fact of no longer having something you used to have: Job losses were common in the 1980s. (+ of): a temporary loss of memory | weight/blood etc loss | rapid hair loss 2 MONEY (C, U) money that has been lost… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English


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