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Definition of "pretermission" []

  • Omission (act of omitting to do something) (noun)
  • Preterition (noun) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "pretermission" in a sentence
  • "This same carelessness or purposeful pretermission is evident in recent U.S. efforts to shepherd the negotiations process between the Taliban and the Afghan government, as American policymakers make decisions without weighing predictable blowback and without understanding the core tribal values of Afghan society."
  • "The only objections they would occasionally make, would refer to the pretermission of some such thing as a tassel in the cap."
  • "This requires that all children, whether family heirs or emancipated, shall be specially disinherited, and declares that their pretermission shall have the effect of avoiding the will of their parent, and depriving the instituted heirs of the inheritance, no less than the pretermission of children who are family heirs or who have been emancipated, whether already born, or born after, though conceived before the making of the will."