miscarriage Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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miscarriagenoun [C or U]

uk   /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 ​amniocentesistestcarries a ​significantrisk of miscarriage. I had two miscarriages before I gave ​birth to my ​daughter.
miscarry
verb [I] uk   us   /-i/
Sadly, she miscarried eight ​weeks into the ​pregnancy.
(Definition of miscarriage from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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miscarriagenoun [C/U]

 us   /ˈmɪsˌkær·ɪdʒ/
an early, ​unintentional end to a ​pregnancymiscarriage of justice A miscarriage of ​justice is a ​wrongdecision in a ​court of ​law, or any ​unfairdecision: He ​spent nine ​years in ​prison for a ​crime he didn’t ​commit – it was a ​great miscarriage of ​justice.
(Definition of miscarriage from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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