Pretermit definition

prētər-mĭt
To fail to do or include; omit.
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To disregard intentionally or allow to pass unnoticed or unmentioned.
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To interrupt or terminate.
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To leave out or leave undone; neglect or omit.
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To let pass unnoticed; overlook.
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To intentionally disregard something, allow it to go unnoticed, or change the subject in response to someone's comment; to omit or fail to carry out something; to prematurely terminate or interrupt something.

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Alternative Forms

Alternative Form of pretermit - praetermit

Origin of pretermit

  • Latin praetermittere praeter beyond preterite mittere to let go

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Latin praetermitto.

    From Wiktionary