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

 mis·car·ry /ˌmɪsˈkæri, ˈmɪsˌkæri/

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

 mis·car·ry /(ˈ)mɪsˈkærɪ/ 不及物動詞

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Mis·car·ry v. i. [imp. & p. p. Miscarried p. pr. & vb. n. Miscarrying.]
 1. To carry, or go, wrong; to fail of reaching a destination, or fail of the intended effect; to be unsuccessful; to suffer defeat.
    My ships have all miscarried.   --Shak.
    The cardinal's letters to the pope miscarried.   --Shak.
 2. To bring forth young before the time they are viable; to have a spontaneous abortion.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      v 1: be unsuccessful; "Where do today's public schools fail?";
           "The attempt to rescue the hostages failed miserably"
           [syn: fail, go wrong] [ant: succeed]
      2: suffer a miscarriage [ant: carry to term]
      [also: miscarried]