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"omit" in British English

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omitverb [T]

uk   /əʊˈmɪt/ /əˈ-/  us   /oʊ-/ (-tt-)
C1 to ​fail to ​include or do something: She was omitted from the ​list of ​contributors to the ​report. The Prince's ​tourconveniently omitted the most ​deprivedareas of the ​city. [+ to infinitive] formal She omitted tomention that she would be away next ​week.

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(Definition of omit from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"omit" in American English

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omitverb [T]

 us   /oʊˈmɪt/ (-tt-)
to ​fail to ​include or do something: I’d be ​upset if my ​name were omitted from the ​list of ​contributors.
omission
noun [C/U]  us   /oʊˈmɪʃ·ən/
[U] Parents are ​upset by the omission of ​music from the school’s ​courses.
(Definition of omit from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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