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English definition of “mischance”


noun [C or U]     /ˌmɪsˈtʃɑːns/ US  /-ˈtʃæns/ formal
bad luck or an unlucky event: By an unfortunate mischance, the hospital had been built immediately beside a large ammunition dump.Good luck and bad luck
(Definition of mischance noun from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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