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English definition of “mishap”

mishap

noun [C or U]     /ˈmɪs.hæp/
C2 bad luck, or an unlucky event or accident: The parade was very well organized and passed without mishap. A series of mishaps led to the nuclear power plant blowing up.Good luck and bad luckAccidents and disastersDifficult situations and unpleasant experiencesFailures
(Definition of mishap noun from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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