[ UK /ə‍ʊmˈɪʃən/ ]
[ US /oʊˈmɪʃən/ ]
  1. something that has been omitted
    she searched the table for omissions
  2. neglecting to do something; leaving out or passing over something
  3. any process whereby sounds or words are left out of spoken words or phrases
  4. a mistake resulting from neglect
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How To Use omission In A Sentence

  • Omissions in my recent article must have caused confusion.
  • Why such a paper has never been given to the world, I am much at a loss to say—but, perhaps, the autorial vanity has had more to do with the omission than any one other cause. The Philosophy of Composition
  • A broad definition would encompass all disclosures of malpractice, as well as illegal acts or omissions.
  • The book's most glaring omission is the lack of an index.
  • Transformants were streaked on appropriate omission medium and single colonies were picked for further analysis.
  • The play was shortened by the omission of two scenes.
  • The addition of a ferule was the next step; and the omission of the tang, and amalgamation of the ferule with the blade, gave rise to the socketed spear-head. The Bronze Age in Ireland
  • There are few, if any, ambiguities and no apparent loopholes or omissions.
  • Several offences such as manslaughter may be committed by omission.
  • That omission has been put right by Mr Pappalardo, who has ploughed through the ships' musters - the individual records of pay to members of all 33 ships' companies are held at Kew.
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