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English definition of “omission”

omission

noun [C or U]
 
 
/əʊˈmɪʃən/
the fact of not including something that should have been included, or the thing that is not included: We are not responsible for the omission of information from this website. The document contained a lot of errors, omissions, and exaggerations. → See also error of omission
(Definition of omission from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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