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  Definition of deletion
  1. the act of deleting something written or printed
  2. 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"
  3. any process whereby sounds are left out of spoken words or phrases
Similar Words: excision, cut, omission

 

Hyponyms: expurgation, castration, censoring, censorship, expunction, expunging, erasure, aphaeresis, apheresis, aphesis, elision, ellipsis, eclipsis

 

Derivational Morphology: edit, blue-pencil, delete, cancel, strike, expunge, excise

 

Anagrams: indolent

 

 
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