omission Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary Cambridge dictionaries logo

Meaning of “omission” in the English Dictionary

"omission" in British English

See all translations

omissionnoun [C or U]

uk   /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 ​controlchildemployment are a glaring (= very ​obvious) omission from new ​legislation to ​protectchildren. There are some ​seriouserrors and omissions in the ​book. The ​fansbelieved that the omission of Heacock from the ​team was a ​seriousmistake.
(Definition of omission from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"omission" in Business English

See all translations

omissionnoun [C or U]

uk   us   /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.
(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…
What is the pronunciation of omission?
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

More meanings of “omission”

Word of the Day

hipster

someone who is very influenced by the most recent ideas and fashions

Word of the Day

Chest pains and palpitations: talking about illness (2)
Chest pains and palpitations: talking about illness (2)
by Liz Walter,
February 03, 2016
My previous post (My leg hurts: Talking about illness (1)) presented some general vocabulary to use at the doctor’s. This one looks at some more specific areas of illness and explains some useful words and phrases that you may need to use or understand on a visit to the doctor’s. There are several

Read More 

awesomesauce noun
awesomesauce noun
February 01, 2016
slang the state of being extremely good or enjoyable or something or someone that is extremely good or enjoyable Recovering from the awesomesauce of another fab #Vidcon!!

Read More