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Haplography vs. Omission

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Haplographynoun

Accidental omission of a letter or letter group that should be repeated in writing, for example, mispell for misspell.

Omissionnoun

The act of omitting.

Haplography

Haplography (from Greek: haplo- 'single' + -graphy 'writing'), also known as lipography, is a scribal or typographical error where a letter or group of letters that should be written twice is written once. It is not to be confused with haplology, where a phoneme is omitted to prevent two similar sounds from occurring consecutively: the former is a textual error, while the latter is a phonological process.

Omissionnoun

The act of neglecting to perform an action one has an obligation to do.

Omissionnoun

Something deleted or left out.

‘The suspicious omissions in the new edition of the book attracted claims of censorship.’;

Omissionnoun

Something not done or neglected.

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Omissionnoun

(grammar) The shortening of a word or phrase, using an apostrophe ( ' ) to replace the missing letters, often used to approximate the sound of speech or a specific dialect.

Omissionnoun

The act of omitting; neglect or failure to do something required by propriety or duty.

‘The most natural division of all offenses is into those of omission and those of commission.’;

Omissionnoun

That which is omitted or is left undone.

Omissionnoun

a mistake resulting from neglect

Omissionnoun

something that has been omitted;

‘she searched the table for omissions’;

Omissionnoun

any process whereby sounds are left out of spoken words or phrases

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Omissionnoun

neglecting to do something; leaving out or passing over something

Omissionnoun

someone or something that has been left out or excluded

‘there are glaring omissions in the report’;

Omissionnoun

the action of excluding or leaving out someone or something

‘the omission of recent publications from his bibliography’;

Omissionnoun

a failure to fulfil a moral or legal obligation

‘to pay compensation for a wrongful act or omission’;

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