Definition of MIA in US English:

MIA

adjective

North American
  • ‘the elderly mother of an MIA soldier’
    ‘he was declared MIA’

noun

North American
  • A member of the armed forces who is missing in action.

    ‘prisoners of war and MIAs’
    victim, fatality, mortality
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Pronunciation

MIA

/ˈˌɛm ˈˌaɪ ˈeɪ/