Synonyms for collateral damage

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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR COLLATERAL DAMAGE

He is liable for direct damage both to your chimneys and any collateral damage caused by fall of bricks into garden, etc., etc.

When used, Rapid Dominance would ensure favorable early resolution of issues with minimal loss of lives and collateral damage.

Rapid Dominance would ensure favorable early resolution of issues at minimal loss of lives and collateral damage.

WORD ORIGIN

by 1873 in legal cases; in modern use, generally a euphemism for "the coincidental killing of civilians," U.S. coinage, c.1968, at first generally with reference to nuclear weapons.