One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
1‘there also appear to be some significant omissions from the Commission's report’
deletion, cut, exclusion, gap, blank, lacuna, hiatus
2‘the omission of the verb gives the sentence immediacy’
leaving out, exclusion, exception, non-inclusion, deletion, erasure, cut, excision, elimination, absence
aphesis, apheresis, apocope, apostrophe, asyndeton, elision, ellipsis, gapping, haplography, haplology, lipography, syncope
3‘the damage to the goods was not caused by any act or omission by the carrier’
negligence, neglect, neglectfulness, dereliction, forgetfulness, oversight, disregard, non-fulfilment, default, lapse, failure
rare delinquency, misprision
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