verb (used with object), pre·ter·mit·ted, pre·ter·mit·ting.
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Origin of pretermit
OTHER WORDS FROM pretermitpre·ter·mis·sion [pree-ter-mish-uhn], /ˌpri tərˈmɪʃ ən/, nounpre·ter·mit·ter, nounun·pre·ter·mit·ted, adjective
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Example sentences from the Web for pretermit
Here follow in Mr. Plush's MS. about twenty-four pages of railroad calculations, which we pretermit.Burlesques|William Makepeace Thackeray
We will pretermit these absurd and silly men: but, Cousin Lucian!Imaginary Conversations and Poems|Walter Savage Landor
He greeted me with a brief nod and a grim smile, but did not pretermit his paternal functions.Tales from Blackwood|Various
Now in the sairvice of Goad and the King 'tis raight to pretermit no aiffort to bring the guilty to justice.The Path of the King|John Buchan
We mean to visit this to-morrow; so I may pretermit further mention of it here.Passages From the French and Italian Notebooks, Volume 2|Nathaniel Hawthorne