omission

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WordReference Random House Learner's Dictionary of American English © 2019
o•mis•sion /oʊˈmɪʃən/USA pronunciation   n. 
  1. [uncountable] the act of omitting or the state of being omitted.
  2. [countable] something left out, not done, or neglected.
See -mis-.
WordReference Random House Unabridged Dictionary of American English © 2019
o•mis•sion  (ō mishən),USA pronunciation n. 
  1. the act of omitting.
  2. the state of being omitted.
  3. something left out, not done, or neglected:an important omission in a report.
  • Late Latin omissiōn- (stem of omissiō), equivalent. to omiss(us) (past participle of omittere to let go; see omit) + -iōn- -ion; see mission
  • Middle English 1350–1400


Collins Concise English Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers::

omission /əʊˈmɪʃən/ n
  1. something that has been omitted or neglected
  2. the act of omitting or the state of having been omitted
Etymology: 14th Century: from Latin omissiō, from omittere to omit

oˈmissive adj



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