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pretermit vt

[Latin praetermittere, from praeter by, past + mittere to let go, send]
: to let pass without mention or notice see also pretermitted heir at heir

Source: Merriam-Webster's Dictionary of Law ©1996. Merriam-Webster, Incorporated. Published under license with Merriam-Webster, Incorporated.