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omission

noun
     
o‧mis‧sion
1 [uncountable] when you do not include or do not do something
omission of
The omission of her name was not a deliberate act.
omission from
his omission from the team
2 [countable] something that has been omitted:
Copies of the lists were posted so that omissions could be corrected.
serious/notable/major omission
Your failing to note her mistakes is a serious omission.
a glaring omission (=one that is very bad and easily noticed)

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