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noun 
  1. The act of omitting.
  2. The act of neglecting to perform an action one has an obligation to do.
  3. Something deleted or left out.
  4. Something not done or neglected.
  5. (grammar) The shortening of a word or phrase, using an apostrophe ( ' ) to replace the missing letters, often used to approximate the sound of speech or a specific dialect.
Etymology: Originally from , omittere (literally "to send"). Post-classical Latin introduced the term omission; from the past participial stem of omittere, omiss- and the suffix -ion. This word was taken into Middle French and subsequently Anglo-Norman which heavily influenced the English language.


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