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"omission" in British English

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omissionnoun [C or U]

uk   /əʊˈmɪʃ.ən/ /əˈmɪʃ.ən/ us   /oʊˈmɪʃ.ən/
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. The fans believed that the omission of Heacock from the team was a serious mistake.
(Definition of omission from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"omission" in Business English

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omissionnoun [C or U]

uk   /əʊˈmɪʃən/ us  
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.
(Definition of omission from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “omission”
in Arabic حَذف…
in Korean 누락, 생략…
in Portuguese omissão…
in Catalan omissió…
in Japanese 省略, 脱落…
in Chinese (Simplified) 疏忽,遗漏,疏漏…
in Turkish ihmal edilmiş/atlanmış/unutulmuş/dahil edilmemiş şey…
in Russian пропуск, упущение…
in Chinese (Traditional) 疏忽,遺漏,疏漏…
in Italian omissione…
in Polish przeoczenie…
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