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English definition of “miss”

miss

noun [C] (NOT HIT)    /mɪs/
an occasion when something or someone fails to hit something or avoids hitting something: Well done! You scored eight hits and only two misses. → See also near missFailuresAccidents and disastersHigher and lower points of achievement
(Definition of miss noun (NOT HIT) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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