- non·o·mis·sion, noun
- pre·o·mis·sion, noun
- commission, omission
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How to use omission in a sentence
I cannot really blame Baggott for this, though, because this omission is widespread in the scientific literature.Your Guide to the Many Meanings of Quantum Mechanics - Facts So Romantic | Sabine Hossenfelder | September 3, 2020 | Nautilus
Barrios and his campaign have come under increased scrutiny in recent weeks for various gaffes and omissions.Barrios Was Paid by Union While Working for Council President | Andrew Keatts and Jesse Marx | September 2, 2020 | Voice of San Diego
Three days after VOSD asked Barrios about the omissions, his campaign said he would be voluntarily correcting the record.Barrios Didn’t Disclose Income He Made Before Taking City Hall Job | Andrew Keatts and Jesse Marx | August 31, 2020 | Voice of San Diego
“For the gender policy to be silent on that is another glaring omission,” Patel said.Erased From the Trump Administration’s Draft of a Key Foreign Aid Policy: Any Mention of LGBT People | by Yeganeh Torbati | August 20, 2020 | ProPublica
The people using this to discredit her are lying by omission.OPINION: Looking at Kamala Harris’ record on trans and progressive issues — the facts matter | Rachael Rose Luckey | August 19, 2020 | Washington Blade
Remember when your parents taught you that a “lie by omission” is still a lie?
The omission of contributor information on future reports should not be assumed to be an oversight.
Whether the lack of liberal involvement in the museum is the result of commission or omission, it is puzzling.
THORNVILLE, Ohio—Notable omission: The drug bridge is no more.A Report From the Misunderstood Gathering of the Juggalos | Steve Miller | July 28, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
So, the history of mass killing by omission begins, for many, with the Holocaust.
Then acute sensitiveness returned again—he felt the whole series of emotions over and over without one omission.The Wave | Algernon Blackwood
In all such cases of omission of duty a director is held responsible for the wrongs of his associates.Putnam's Handy Law Book for the Layman | Albert Sidney Bolles
I do not remember to have heard if Sugden kicked his unmannerly guest: if he did not, I regret the omission.The Portsmouth Road and Its Tributaries | Charles G. Harper
The difference between the two statements is caused by the omission of the slaves from the latter statement.
But there are other laws, the power of repulsion, for instance, whose omission would be equally fatal.Gospel Philosophy | J. H. Ward
British Dictionary definitions for omission
something that has been omitted or neglected
the act of omitting or the state of having been omitted
- omissive, adjective
- omissiveness, noun
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