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mishap

noun [C or U] uk   /ˈmɪs.hæp/ us  
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
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