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English definition of “miscarriage”

miscarriage

noun [C or U]     /ˈmɪsˌkær.ɪdʒ/ US  /-ˌker-/
an early, unintentional end to a pregnancy when the baby is born too early and dies because it has not developed enough: The amniocentesis test carries a significant risk of miscarriage. I had two miscarriages before I gave birth to my daughter . → Compare abortion, stillbirthPregnancyBirth miscarry     /-i/ verb [I] Sadly , she miscarried eight weeks into the pregnancy .PregnancyBirth
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