victim noun definition in Injuries topic from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary


 noun: Injuries topic
a person who has been attacked, injured or killed as the result of a crime, a disease, an accident, etc. murder/rape, etc. victims accident/earthquake/famine, etc. victims AIDS/cancer/stroke, etc. victims victims of crime She was the innocent victim of an arson attack. Schools are the latest victims of cuts in public spending.