Tikibu: pronunciation dictionary with use examples

Word: deletion
IPA transcription: [dɪl'iʃən]
noun meaning of the word
  • Synonyms: deletion
    Meaning: the act of deleting something written or printed
  • Synonyms: deletion, excision, cut
    Meaning: 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: deletion
    Meaning: (genetics) the loss or absence of one or more nucleotides from a chromosome
  • Synonyms: omission, deletion
    Meaning: any process whereby sounds or words are left out of spoken words or phrases
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