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English definition of “omission”

omission

noun [C or U]     /əʊˈmɪʃ.ən/ /əˈ-/ US  /oʊ-/
the act of not including something or someone that should have been included , or something or someone that has not been included that should have been: Measures to control child employment are a glaring (= very obvious ) omission from new legislation to protect children . There are some serious errors and omissions in the book . Many of the fans believe that the omission of Heacock from the team cost England the match .Excluding
(Definition of omission noun from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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