omission

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o·mis·sion

 (ō-mĭsh′ən)
n.
1. The act or an instance of omitting.
2. The state of having been omitted.
3. Something omitted or neglected.

[Middle English, from Old French, from Late Latin omissiō, omissiōn-, from Latin omissus, past participle of omittere, to disregard; see omit.]

omission

(əʊˈmɪʃən) or

omittance

n
1. something that has been omitted or neglected
2. the act of omitting or the state of having been omitted
[C14: from Latin omissiō, from omittere to omit]
oˈmissive adj
oˈmissiveness n

o•mis•sion

(oʊˈmɪʃ ən)

n.
1. the act of omitting.
2. the state of being omitted.
3. something left out, not done, or neglected.
[1350–1400; Middle English < Late Latin omissiō < Latin omitt(ere) to let go (see omit)]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.omission - a mistake resulting from neglectomission - a mistake resulting from neglect  
failure - an unexpected omission; "he resented my failure to return his call"; "the mechanic's failure to check the brakes"
error, fault, mistake - a wrong action attributable to bad judgment or ignorance or inattention; "he made a bad mistake"; "she was quick to point out my errors"; "I could understand his English in spite of his grammatical faults"
2.omission - something that has been omitted; "she searched the table for omissions"
disuse, neglect - the state of something that has been unused and neglected; "the house was in a terrible state of neglect"
3.omission - any process whereby sounds or words are left out of spoken words or phrases
aphaeresis, apheresis - (linguistics) omission at the beginning of a word as in `coon' for `raccoon' or `till' for `until'
aphesis - the gradual disappearance of an initial (usually unstressed) vowel or syllable as in `squire' for `esquire'
elision - omission of a sound between two words (usually a vowel and the end of one word or the beginning of the next)
eclipsis, ellipsis - omission or suppression of parts of words or sentences
linguistic process - a process involved in human language
4.omission - neglecting to do something; leaving out or passing over something
disregard, neglect - lack of attention and due care
inadvertence, oversight - an unintentional omission resulting from failure to notice something
pretermission - letting pass without notice
exception, elision, exclusion - a deliberate act of omission; "with the exception of the children, everyone was told the news"

omission

noun
2. gap, space, blank, exclusion, lacuna There is one noticeable omission in your article.

omission

noun
Nonperformance of what ought to be done:
Translations
حَذْفحَذْف، إغْفال، إسْقاط
udeladelseundladelse
elhagyás
úrfellingúrfelling, òaî aî sleppa úr
vynechanie
izpustitev
atlamaatlanmış/unutulmuş şeyunutma

omission

ʊˈmɪʃən] N (= act of omitting) → omisión f; (= mistake) → descuido m
it was an omission on my partfue un descuido mío

omission

ʊˈmɪʃən] nomission f

omission

n (= omitting: of word, detail etc) → Auslassen nt; (= word, thing etc left out)Auslassung f; (= failure to do sth)Unterlassung f; with the omission of …unter Auslassung (+gen); sin of omission (Eccl, fig) → Unterlassungssünde f

omission

[əʊˈmɪʃn] nomissione f

omit

(əˈmit) past tense, past participle oˈmitted verb
1. to leave out. You can omit the last chapter of the book.
2. not to do. I omitted to tell him about the meeting.
oˈmission (-ʃən) noun
1. something that has been left out. I have made several omissions in the list of names.
2. the act of omitting. the omission of his name from the list.

omitted and omitting have two ts.

o·mis·sion

n. omisión; exclusión.
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