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miscarriage of justicenoun [C]

uk   /mɪsˌkær.ɪdʒ əv ˈdʒʌs.tɪs/  us   /mɪsˌker.ɪdʒ əv ˈdʒʌs.tɪs/
a situation in which someone is punished by the law courts for a crime that they have not committed: Many people oppose the death penalty because of the possibility of miscarriages of justice.
(Definition of miscarriage of justice from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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miscarriage of justicenoun [C]

uk   us   (plural miscarriages of justice) LAW
a situation in which someone is punished by a court of law for a crime that they have not committed: a grave/gross/serious miscarriage of justice The fact that Mr. Barron will spend eight more years in prison is a grave miscarriage of justice. The family has suffered a miscarriage of justice.
(Definition of miscarriage of justice from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “miscarriage of justice”
in Chinese (Simplified) 审判不公, 误判…
in Chinese (Traditional) 司法不公, 誤判…
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