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omission


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Omission  \O*mis"sion\,  n.  [L.  omissio:  cf  F.  omission.  See 
  {Omit}.] 
  1.  The  act  of  omitting;  neglect  or  failure  to  do  something 
  required  by  propriety  or  duty. 
 
  The  most  natural  division  of  all  offenses  is  into 
  those  of  omission  and  those  of  commission. 
  --Addison. 
 
  2.  That  which  is  omitted  or  is  left  undone. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  omission 
  n  1:  a  mistake  resulting  from  neglect  [syn:  {skip}] 
  2:  something  that  has  been  omitted;  "she  searched  the  table  for 
  omissions" 
  3:  any  process  whereby  sounds  are  left  out  of  spoken  words  or 
  phrases  [syn:  {deletion}] 
  4:  passing  over  something  out  of  neglect 




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