body count


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body count

n.
A count of individual bodies, such as those of troops killed in combat operations.

bod′y count`


n.
the number of military personnel killed in a particular action or during a specified period.
[1965–70]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.body count - a count of troops killed in an operation or time period; "the daily body count increased as the war went on"
count - the total number counted; "a blood count"
References in classic literature ?
Among our body count we the versatile and talented Ugolino; the justly celebrated Rodolpho; the gifted and accomplished Roderigo; the management have spared neither pains nor expense--"
Tommy Franks, who directed the US invasion of Iraq, famously said "we don't do body counts," classified American documents leaked by WikiLeaks revealed that despite public pronouncements to the contrary, US officials had been keeping records of Iraqi deaths and had counted 109,032 Iraqis killed in the years 2004-2009.
Before the final season aired in September, many were speculating who will stay in the final ride and who will get to meet the Grim Reaper based on the show's body count SMACRO is responsible for 153 murders.
The film quickly degenerates into a plethora of bullets and a rising body count.
Iraq Body Count puts the number of dead between 99,285 and 108,398.
Iraq Body Count said it received a letter from inquiry chairman Sir John Chilcot in November, in which he said the information collated by the group would be "very useful" for him and his team.
He continues to record albums, both as a solo artist and as part of rock group Body Count.
WITH reference to Percy Potts' letter See Body Count (05.
The study conducted by King's College and Royal Holloway of the University of London, and non-profit group Iraq Body Count.
The study, published in the New England Journal of Medicine, conducted by King's College and Royal Holloway of the University of London, and non-profit group Iraq Body Count, found that of 60,481 civilians killed between March 20, 2003, and March 19, 2008, 33 percent were abducted and executed.
Iraq Body Count (IBC) said as many as 9,028 civilians died this year due to violence, compared with up to 24,295 in 2007 and 27,599 in 2006.