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Synonyms for deletion

Noun

1. omission, deletion, linguistic process
usage: any process whereby sounds or words are left out of spoken words or phrases
2. deletion, mutation, genetic mutation, chromosomal mutation
usage: (genetics) the loss or absence of one or more nucleotides from a chromosome
3. deletion, excision, cut, editing, redaction
usage: 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"
4. deletion, removal, remotion
usage: the act of deleting something written or printed
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