pretermit

verb pre·ter·mit \ ˌprē-tər-ˈmit \

Definition of pretermit

pretermitted; pretermitting
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 and Etymology of pretermit

Latin praetermittere, from praeter by, past + mittere to let go, send


Law Dictionary

pretermit

transitive verb pre·ter·mit \ ˌprē-tər-ˈmit \

legal Definition of pretermit

pretermitted; pretermitting
: to let pass without mention or notice — see also pretermitted heir at heir

Origin and Etymology of pretermit

Latin praetermittere, from praeter by, past + mittere to let go, send


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