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n 1. an omission of that which should be done.
v 2. to fail to fulfill an obligation or a promise.
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Installation parameters -- such as application name, version and default directory -- are populated on the fly, and adjust automatically to the Build Configuration by pulling source files from the appropriate build directory.
These keystrokes, when executed in WordPerfect, change the default directory and load the specified file for editing.
LookSmart is the directory-navigation service for @Home, HotBot, AltaVista, and one of five premier search services at Netscape as well as serving as the default directory for more than 100 ISPs nationally.