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body count in Death topic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishbody countˈbody ˌcount noun [countable]  PMMXthe number of dead soldiers after a period of fighting, or the process of counting their bodies
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body countThere won't be no medals for a body count.I think we stayed for about a week just trying to get more and more of a body count.But a rapidly escalating body count forces her to face up to what's really happening.A higher body count score, for one thing.We were horrified as the body count rose higher and higher.By this time the body count was getting so high, sensible people refused to ride along with us.Police raised their body count in a case they say proves that the former Yugoslav president Slobodan Milosevic covered up war crimes.