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pretermit

verb pre·ter·mit \-ˈmit\
pre·ter·mit·tedpre·ter·mit·ting

Definition of PRETERMIT

transitive verb
1
:  to leave undone :  neglect
2
:  to let pass without mention or notice :  omit
3
:  to suspend indefinitely <the grand jury voted to pretermit the case>

Origin of PRETERMIT

Latin praetermittere, from praeter by, past + mittere to let go, send
First Known Use: 1513

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