pretermit
[ pree-ter-mit ]
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Part of SpeechverbOrigin + Etymology
Late 15th century; from the Latin praetermittere, from praeter "past, beyond" + mittere "let go"
Synonyms
verb
discountdisregardignoreoverlookreject
Antonyms
verb
attendheednotenotice
Definition
verbto let pass without notice; disregard
Examples
verbA) He usually likes to pretermit his work emails, which gets him in trouble from time to time. B) She chose to pretermit her student's rude remark and carry on with the class.
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