Omission



[oh-mish-uh n] /oʊˈmɪʃ ən/

noun
1.
the act of .
2.
the state of being .
3.
something left out, not done, or neglected:
an important omission in a report.
/əʊˈmɪʃən/
noun
1.
something that has been omitted or neglected
2.
the act of omitting or the state of having been omitted
n.

late 14c., from Latin omissionem (nominative omissio) “an omitting,” noun of action from past participle stem of omittere (see omit). Related: Omissible.

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