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victim

noun casualty, complainant, complaining wittess, hostia, injured, prey, quarry, sufferer, target, unfortuuate person, unlucky person, victima
See also: cadaver, captive, corpse, object, patient, subject
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Chief executive David Gill denied that United have fallen victim to a fans' call for a boycott on buying season tickets in protest at the massive debt placed on the club by the owners the Glazer family.
People are being warned not to make hasty doorstep decisions as research suggested nearly three million have fallen victim to rogue cold callers, the Office of Fair Trading (OFT) has said.
Constantinou was told by police to make an official statement today; he was also told that he was not alone and a number of other Cypriots had fallen victim to the scam.
Mike Bowen, spokesman for Esta, said: "It is incredible how many people across Britain have fallen victim to card fraudsters and unsurprising that so many victims favour a return to cash.
Mike Bowen of Esta said, 'It is incredible how many people across Britain have fallen victim to card fraudsters and unsurprising that so many victims favour a return to cash.
If this is the case, it represents yet another previously innocent and enjoyable activity which has fallen victim to the yob culture terrorising our society.
Today people in the region were warned to steer clear of the scam and urged anyone who had fallen victim to it to come forward.
The research also highlighted the vulnerability of the over-55s, as 819,000 claimed to have fallen victim to rogue traders in the same five-year period.
Organisers are baffled by the ban, but Lucy Skurlock-Jones, of Event Insurance Services, said: "It is very sad but this event has fallen victim to the compensation culture.
The Seattle market is also plagued by a local entrepreneur (Balthazar Getty) and an immigrant (Cliff Curtis) whose family has fallen victim to the cutthroat nature of the import business.
The bushy, slow-growing pinon, whose prized pine nuts make it an important tree economically, has fallen victim to invasions of bark beetles.
Over the past decade, an average of 46 people had fallen victim to tornadoes by that date.