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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun An error; an oversight.

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  • noun idiomatic A mistake or error; a minor misstep.

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  • noun a minor inadvertent mistake usually observed in speech or writing or in small accidents or memory lapses etc.

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