omission

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omission

[ōmish′ən]
Etymology: L, omittere, to neglect
(in law) intentional or unintentional neglect to fulfill a duty required by law.

o·mis·sion

(ō-mish'ŭn)
Pharmacy Drug error in which the requisite dose is erroneously missed.
See also: improper dose quantity

o·mis·sion

(ō-mish'ŭn)
Pharmacy drug error in which requisite dose is wrongly missed.

omission,

n in speech, a phoneme left out at a place where it should occur.
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The details of this administrative sin of omission merit a closer look - especially since Lehner time and again has offered assurances that he found no evidence of wrongdoing by supervisors or other officers, while refusing to make public the formal investigation that he says prompted him to reach that conclusion.
To go along with this madness is a sin of omission.
As a child in a Catholic school years ago, I learned that Baptism was to be bestowed as soon after birth as was possible; to delay this for many weeks or months was a sin of omission.
If a person is convinced of the rightness of a necessary course of action, an action completely in harmony with God's law, and does not do it, that person is guilty of a sin of omission.
In piece after piece, this substance gap begins to look like more than an innocent sin of omission.
Berry said: "It would be a sin of omission, an act of prejudice, to exclude her from the accolade.
Now, it must atone for its five-year sin of omission by enacting laws that are unambiguous and consistent with international standards of humane treatment of prisoners.
But for a Labour administration to propose a measure that will subsidise the rich at the expense of the poor is far worse than a sin of omission.