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verb miscarry pronunciation in British English /ˌmɪsˈkæri/
Word Forms
present tense
present participlemiscarrying
past tensemiscarried
past participlemiscarried
  1. [intransitive/transitive] to give birth to a baby before it has developed enough to live
    1. a.
      [intransitive] mainly literary if a plan or activity miscarries, it fails or goes wrong


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