AskDefine | Define pretermit

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1 disregard intentionally or let pass
2 leave undone or leave out; "How could I miss that typo?"; "The workers on the conveyor belt miss one out of ten" [syn: neglect, omit, drop, miss, leave out, overlook, overleap] [ant: attend to] [also: pretermitting, pretermitted]

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  1. 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.


to intentionally disregard
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