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death by misadventure

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishdeath by misadventuredeath by misadventureBritish English lawSCMX the official name for a death caused by an accident A verdict of death by misadventure was recorded. misadventure
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death by misadventureThe coroner's jury brought in death by misadventure, on advice by the coroner.The coroner recorded a verdict of death by misadventure.A second inquest in February 1987, returned a verdict of death by misadventure.At the end of a four-hour hearing, the inquest jury returned a verdict of death by misadventure.A verdict of death by misadventure was recorded.
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