miscarriage


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mis·car·riage

 (mĭs′kăr′ĭj, mĭs-kăr′-)
n.
1. The spontaneous, premature expulsion of a nonviable embryo or fetus from the uterus. Also called spontaneous abortion.
2.
a. Bad administration; mismanagement: the miscarriage of the enterprise.
b. A failure of administration or management: a miscarriage of justice.

miscarriage

(mɪsˈkærɪdʒ)
n
1. (Gynaecology & Obstetrics) spontaneous expulsion of a fetus from the womb, esp prior to the 20th week of pregnancy
2. an act of mismanagement or failure: a miscarriage of justice.
3. (Commerce) Brit the failure of freight to reach its destination

mis•car•riage

(mɪsˈkær ɪdʒ; for 1 also ˈmɪsˌkær ɪdʒ)

n.
1. the expulsion of a fetus before it is viable, esp. between the third and seventh months of pregnancy; spontaneous abortion.
2. failure to attain the just, right, or desired result: a miscarriage of justice.
3. failure of something sent, as a letter, to reach its destination.
[1605–15]

Miscarriage

 of justices: company of judges of magistrates—Daily Telegraph, 28 June, 1984.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.miscarriage - failure of a planmiscarriage - failure of a plan      
failure - an event that does not accomplish its intended purpose; "the surprise party was a complete failure"
2.miscarriage - a natural loss of the products of conceptionmiscarriage - a natural loss of the products of conception
abortion - termination of pregnancy
habitual abortion - repeated spontaneous abortion (often for no known reason)
imminent abortion, threatened abortion - the appearance of symptoms that signal the impending loss of the products of conception
incomplete abortion, partial abortion - termination of pregnancy without expulsion of all of the products of conception

miscarriage

noun
1. spontaneous abortion, still birth She wanted to get pregnant again after suffering a miscarriage.
2. failure, error, breakdown, mismanagement, undoing, thwarting, mishap, botch (informal), perversion, misfire, mischance, nonsuccess The report concluded that no miscarriage of justice had taken place.
Translations
إجْهاض عَفَوياسْقَاطٌفَشَل، خَطَأ
potratjustiční omyl
abortjustitsmordspontan abort
keskenmeno
spontani pobačaj
fósturlátmistök; réttarmorî
流産
유산
persileidimas
kļūdapriekšlaicīgas dzemdībasspontāns aborts
justičný omyl
missfall
การแท้งบุตร
adlî hatabaşarısızlıkçocuk düşürmedüşük yapmadüşük yapmak
sự sảy thai

miscarriage

[ˈmɪsˌkærɪdʒ] N
1. (Med) → aborto m (natural)
2. miscarriage of justiceerror m judicial

miscarriage

[ˈmɪskærɪdʒ] nfausse couche f
the risks of a miscarriage in early pregnancy → les risques de fausse couche dans les premiers temps de la grossesse
to have a miscarriage → faire une fausse couchemiscarriage of justice nerreur f judiciaire

miscarriage

n
(Med) → Fehlgeburt f
miscarriage of justiceJustizirrtum m
(form, of letter) → Fehlleitung f

miscarriage

[ˌmɪsˈkærɪdʒ] n
a. (Med) → aborto spontaneo
b. miscarriage of justice (fig) → errore m giudiziario

miscarriage

(ˈmiskӕridʒ)
1. in pregnancy, the loss of the baby from the womb before it is able to survive.
2. a failure. a miscarriage of justice

miscarriage

اسْقَاطٌ potrat spontan abort Fehlgeburt αποβολή aborto espontáneo keskenmeno fausse couche spontani pobačaj aborto spontaneo 流産 유산 miskraam spontanabort poronienie aborto espontâneo выкидыш missfall การแท้งบุตร düşük yapmak sự sảy thai 流产

mis·car·riage

n. aborto, malparto, expulsión del feto por vía natural.

miscarriage

n aborto espontáneo
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