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verb miscarry pronunciation in British English /ˌmɪsˈkæri/ 
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present tense
I/you/we/theymiscarry
he/she/itmiscarries
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
      Synonyms and related words for this sense of miscarry

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