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noun omission pronunciation in British English /əʊˈmɪʃ(ə)n/
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  1. [countable] someone or something that has not been included, either deliberately or because someone forgot
    I did actually notice one or two surprising omissions from the list.
    glaring/serious/notable omission: One pretty glaring (=obvious and surprising) omission is any mention of cost.
    1. a.
      [uncountable] the fact of not including someone or something
      We apologize for the accidental omission of the word ‘North’.


a course of study which is much shorter than a university course and focuses on the skills you need for a job, especially computer-related skills

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an ancient Roman system of underfloor heating, used to heat houses with hot air; from the Latin 'hypocaustum'

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