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tr.v. pre·ter·mit·ted, pre·ter·mit·ting, pre·ter·mits
1. To disregard intentionally or allow to pass unnoticed or unmentioned.
2. To fail to do or include; omit.
3. To interrupt or terminate.

[Latin praetermittere : praeter, beyond; see preterite + mittere, to let go.]

pre′ter·mis′sion (-mĭsh′ən) n.
pre′ter·mit′ter n.
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Noun1.pretermission - letting pass without notice
omission - neglecting to do something; leaving out or passing over something
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In sum, the hypothetical-jurisdiction line of cases shows that judicial economy cannot authorize the one-plaintiff rule's pretermission of standing.
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