Definitions

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  • n. deprivation; loss

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. Deprivation; loss.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Loss.

Etymologies

Latin amissio: compare French amission. (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • Field, and respected and respectable, as respectable as respec-table can respectably be, though their orable amission were the herrors I could have expected, all, let them all come, they are my villeins, with chartularies I have talledged them.

    Finnegans Wake

  • Since the Hubble will require the development of a robotic mission todeorbit it safely that same mission could be altered to boost the Hubbleinto a long term storage orbit where it could await the development of amission that would restore it to operation.

    NASA Watch: Hubble: January 2004 Archives

  • The proposedCEV will make it possible to service the Hubble again though the parts forservicing might have to be launched separately from the manned CEV itself,we only need to be able to save the Hubble long enough to make such amission possible.

    NASA Watch: Hubble: January 2004 Archives

  • She also tries to avoid long-acting sleep medications because soldiers can't take them if they might be called for amission in the middle of the night.

    WSFA - Around Alabama

  • The amission of a single town is important when the stale of an election is pretty evenly contested.

    The Debates and proceedings in the Congress of the United States

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