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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 mis·car·riage /ˌmɪsˈkærɪʤ, ˈmɪsˌ/

From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Medical Dictionary 英漢醫學字典

 mis·car·riage /mɪsˈkærɪʤ/ 名詞

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Mis·car·riage n.
 1. Unfortunate event or issue of an undertaking; failure to attain a proper or desired result or reach a destination; as, a serious miscarriage of justice.
 When a counselor, to save himself,
 Would lay miscarriages upon his prince.   --Dryden.
 2. Ill conduct; evil or improper behavior; as, the failings and miscarriages of the righteous.
 3. The act of bringing forth a child before the time it is viable; a premature birth, resulting in death of the fetus; spontaneous abortion.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: failure of a plan [syn: abortion]
      2: a natural loss of the products of conception [syn: spontaneous
         abortion, stillbirth] [ant: live birth]