Definition of 'miscarriage'
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You would struggle to realise from some of the coverage that he was a victim of a miscarriage of justice. Times, Sunday Times (2016)There is only one satisfactory way for a miscarriage of justice documentary to end, and that is with the wrong man freed. Times, Sunday Times (2016)She suffered a miscarriage eight weeks into the second. The Sun (2013)Your doctor should refer you to a recurrent miscarriage clinic. The Sun (2013)Previous studies have linked caffeine to low birth weight and miscarriage. The Sun (2010)Not just this but also the stillbirth and the miscarriage. The Sun (2012)But shock turns to tragedy when she suffers a miscarriage. The Sun (2009)And still you would have miscarriages of justice. Times, Sunday Times (2014)But it is not high on the list of recognised causes of recurrent miscarriage. The Sun (2013)It also reduces the risk of miscarriages and premature births. The Sun (2012)In subsequent years she suffered further miscarriages and the stillbirth. The Sun (2008)Rather it aids an early miscarriage. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Both then claimed the woman had suffered a miscarriage at 22 weeks. Times, Sunday Times (2011)She suffered a miscarriage early in 2010 and had a stillborn son last year. The Sun (2012)
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Translations for 'miscarriage'
British English: miscarriage /mɪsˈkærɪdʒ/ NOUN
If a woman has a miscarriage, she gives birth to a foetus before it is properly formed and it dies.
- American English: miscarriage
- Arabic: اسْقَاطٌ
- Brazilian Portuguese: aborto espontâneo
- Chinese: 流产
- Croatian: spontani pobačaj
- Czech: potrat samovolný
- Danish: spontan abort
- Dutch: miskraam
- European Spanish: aborto espontáneo
- Finnish: keskenmeno
- French: fausse couche
- German: Fehlgeburt
- Greek: αποβολή εγκυμοσύνη
- Italian: aborto spontaneo
- Japanese: 流産
- Korean: 유산
- Norwegian: spontanabort
- Polish: poronienie
- European Portuguese: aborto espontâneo
- Romanian: avort
- Russian: выкидыш
- Spanish: aborto espontáneo
- Swedish: missfall
- Thai: การแท้งบุตร
- Turkish: düşük yapmak
- Ukrainian: викидень
- Vietnamese: sự sảy thai
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