Word of the Day: Omission
When you omit somebody or something, you don’t include the person or thing in a document or group. So, words or people can be omitted . It’s a more informal way of saying ‘leave out’.
I’m sorry your name was omitted from the list of contributors.
The omission of any reference to e-commerce was a weakness in her analysis of the retail sector.
Which of these sentences uses our 'word of the day' incorrectly?
He omitted to mention that he had had two accidents during the previous five years.
Paul was omitted from the strategic marketing team as he was busy with other commitments.
Can you omit the rubbish beside the front door before you go home, as it’s collected early in the morning from outside the office?
After much discussion, the word ‘unsatisfactory’ was omitted from the final report.
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