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Synonyms for deletion
dɪˈli ʃən

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  1. omission, deletion(noun)

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

    Synonyms:
    skip, excision, cut, omission

  2. deletion(noun)

    (genetics) the loss or absence of one or more nucleotides from a chromosome

    Synonyms:
    excision, cut, omission

  3. deletion, excision, cut(noun)

    the omission that is made when an editorial change shortens a written passage

    "an editor's deletions frequently upset young authors"; "both parties agreed on the excision of the proposed clause"

    Synonyms:
    gash, cutting out, cold shoulder, cutting, deracination, slash, extirpation, cut, swing, excommunication, cutting off, snub, excision, baseball swing, track, undercut, cut of meat, omission, slice, ablation, stinger

  4. deletion(noun)

    the act of deleting something written or printed

    Synonyms:
    excision, cut, omission

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How to use deletion in a sentence?

  1. Trey Gowdy:

    This Committee is left with no alternative but to request Secretary Clinton appear before this Committee for a transcribed interview to better understand decisions the Secretary made relevant to the creation, maintenance, retention, and ultimately deletion of public records.

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