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omissions, plural;
  1. Someone or something that has been left out or excluded
    • - there are glaring omissions in the report
  2. The action of excluding or leaving out someone or something
    • - the omission of recent publications from his bibliography
  3. A failure to do something, esp. something that one has a moral or legal obligation to do
    • - to pay compensation for a wrongful act or omission

  1. a mistake resulting from neglect
  2. something that has been omitted; "she searched the table for omissions"
  3. any process whereby sounds or words are left out of spoken words or phrases
  4. neglecting to do something; leaving out or passing over something
  5. (omit) exclude: prevent from being included or considered or accepted; "The bad results were excluded from the report"; "Leave off the top piece"
  6. (omit) neglect: leave undone or leave out; "How could I miss that typo?"; "The workers on the conveyor belt miss one out of ten"
  7. In Catholic teaching an omission is a failure to do something one can and ought to do. If this happens advertently and freely, it is considered a sin.
  8. In the criminal law, an omission, or failure to act, will constitute an actus reus (Latin for "guilty act") and give rise to liability only when the law imposes a duty to act and the defendant is in breach of that duty.
  9. (omit) To leave out or exclude. (most common usage); To fail to perform; To neglect or take no notice of. (Obscure)
  10. (Omissions) AHD4 suffers from a poorly implemented itemised spelling queue. This may not be issue for many of our readers, but for those of us who are bothered with British spelling, AHD4 is not the most friendly of dictionaries. ...
  11. (OMISSIONS) Significant facts relating to a telemarketing promotion which the sales rep withholds from the customer. Omissions may include hidden costs or restrictions relating to the promotion of which the customer is unaware.
  12. (Omissions) information you forget or neglect to tell the company when you take the policy. If discovered, it gives them grounds to cancel the policy.
  13. (omissions) a failure to carry out a duty or to fulfil an act.
  14. (omit) (verb): to leave out (someone or something): to not include (someone or something) ▪ Please don’t omit any details.
  15. A person or housing unit that should have been a census enumeration but was not.
  16. a caretaker's failure, whether intentional or not, to take action to protect a persons with a disability or to provide for a person with a disability daily living needs to the degree that it causes serious physical or serious emotional injury or both.
  17. Failure to act in a way required by law.
  18. In law, a failure to do something, whether intentional or unintentional.
  19. In a running record or informal reading inventory, this is a miscue in which students do not read a word or words in the printed text. For example, if the sentence is: "The sky was bright blue," the student reads: "The sky was blue."
  20. An instrumental or operant conditioning procedure in which the behavior prevents the delivery of a positive (reinforcing) stimulus. The behavior typically decreases in strength.
  21. We frequently forget that an omission can function as the 'object of one's performance'. For this to be the case, of course, there needs to be some expectation for an activity to be performed, related to an explicit or implicit obligation. Some obligations are rather general in nature (e.g. ...
  22. A book-keeping error caused by omitting a transaction entirely from the ledger accounting system.
  23. In articulation, the absence of a phoneme that has not been produced or replaced.
  24. of important parts of the quote.
  25. synonymous with nonfeasance