pretermission

noun

pre·​ter·​mis·​sion ˌprē-tər-ˈmi-shən How to pronounce pretermission (audio)
: the act or an instance of pretermitting : omission

Word History

Etymology

Latin praetermission-, praetermissio, from praetermittere

First Known Use

1581, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of pretermission was in 1581

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“Pretermission.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/pretermission. Accessed 25 Feb. 2024.

Legal Definition

pretermission

noun
pre·​ter·​mis·​sion ˌprē-tər-ˈmi-shən How to pronounce pretermission (audio)
: the act or an instance of pretermitting

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