omission

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(linguistics) omission at the beginning of a word as in `coon' for `raccoon' or `till' for `until' aphaeresis , apheresis
omission of sound(s) at beginning of word aphaeresis , aphesis
omission of sound(s) at end of word apocope
mark (') used to indicate the omission of one or more letters from a printed word apostrophe
conjunction omission asyndeton
omission of conjunctions where they would normally be used asyndeton
omission that is made when an editorial change shortens a written passage cut , deletion , excision
mark for omission dele
omission or suppression of parts of words or sentences eclipsis , ellipsis
pronunciation, omission of initial or final sound in elision
syllable, omission of unstressed elision
omission of unstressed vowel or syllable elision
sound in pronunciation, omission of final elision
omission of a sound between two words (usually a vowel and the end of one word or the beginning of the next) elision
deliberate act of omission elision , exception , exclusion
punctuation mark indicating omission ellipsis
omission of understood word(s) ellipsis
unexpected omission failure
omission of similar or adjacent syllable haplology
unintentional omission resulting from failure to notice something inadvertence , oversight
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