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omission

[ō′mish·ən]
(geology)
The elimination or nonexposure of certain stratigraphic beds at the surface of any specified section because of disruption and displacement of the beds by faulting.
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The actus reus of the offense, as defined in [section] 262 of the Penal Law, is composed of a circumstance--"a person designs to commit a felony"--and omissive conduct--"fails to use all reasonable means to prevent the commission.
The first problem with this strategy is that Burgean cases always involve an omissive or commissive error about the term.
There might be many cases, then, in which the omissive failures to care cause death.
Some of her recollections and facts may be distorted or even false-biographers disagree about how truthful she is-and, whether by chance or design, she grows vague or omissive from time to time.