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  1. misadventure

    • IPA[ˌmɪsədˈvɛntʃə]

    英式

    • n.
      death caused by a person accidentally while performing a legal act without negligence or intent to harm;an unfortunate incident; a mishap
    • noun: misadventure, plural noun: deaths by misadventure

    • 釋義

    名詞

    • 1. death caused by a person accidentally while performing a legal act without negligence or intent to harm the coroner recorded a verdict of death by misadventure
    • 2. an unfortunate incident; a mishap the petty misdemeanours and misadventures of childhood
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    • IPA[ˌmisədˈven(t)SHər]

    美式

    • n.
      an unfortunate incident; a mishap: an expensive misadventure in financial services

    Oxford American Dictionary