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.
- The act of omitting.
- The act of neglecting to perform an action one has an obligation to do.
- Something deleted or left out.
- Something not done or neglected.
- (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.
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