verb (used with object), pretermitted, pretermitting.
to let pass without notice; disregard.
to leave undone; neglect; omit.
to suspend or interrupt: The government temporarily pretermitted its repayments of foreign aid.
Origin: 1505–15; Related forms
< Latin praetermittere
to let pass, equivalent to praeter- preter-
to let go, send
pretermission /ˌpritərˈmɪʃən/ [pree-ter-mish-uhn] Show IPA , noun