Pronunciation: (prē"tur-mit'), [key]
—v.t., -mit•ted, -mit•ting.
1. to let pass without notice; disregard.
2. to leave undone; neglect; omit.
3. to suspend or interrupt: The government temporarily pretermitted its repayments of foreign aid.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.