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  2  definitions  found 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
  Omission  \O*mis"sion\,  n.  [L.  omissio:  cf  F.  omission.  See 
  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. 
  2.  That  which  is  omitted  or  is  left  undone. 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
  n  1:  a  mistake  resulting  from  neglect  [syn:  {skip}] 
  2:  something  that  has  been  omitted;  "she  searched  the  table  for 
  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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