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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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Yes, there is issue of people falling victim to another viral disease after the first one.
A major international insurer on Wednesday launched a new product which promises to cover businesses in the event of them falling victim to a cyber-attack.
Coventry Trading Standards officers have issued a warning to try to stop the city's Muslim community falling victim to rogue travel agents offering attractive deals in the run-up to one of the biggest religious events in the Islamic calendar.
Jo Nola of Sainsbury's Travel Money said: "We go on holiday to relax and spend time with our family and friends but unfortunately, our research reveals that for some Brits this time can be marred by falling victim to local crime.
NHS Yorkshire and the Humber is urging locals to be aware of the changes in conditions to avoid falling victim to the elements.
MOVING house increases the risk of falling victim to identity fraud by 60 per cent, a report claims.
The research by card protection firm CPP, which identi-fies fraud hotspots across the country, placed Cardiff at the top of the fraud league of shame, with 37 per cent of residents falling victim, closely followed by London, with 35 per cent of people falling victim.