an unintentional omission resulting from failure to notice something
supervision, supervising, superintendence, oversight(noun)
management by overseeing the performance or operation of a person or group
a mistake resulting from inattention
An omission; something that is left out, missed or forgotten.
A small oversight at this stage can lead to big problems later.
supervision or management
The bureaucracy was subject to government oversight.
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
ō′vėr-sīt, n. a failing to notice: mistake: omission: (orig.) superintendence.
The numerical value of oversight in Chaldean Numerology is: 9
The numerical value of oversight in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
Their activities would be subject to legislative oversight and their franchises can be revoked by the oversight body... if they violate the terms and conditions (of the franchise).
Some resent being called sinners, but when pastoral oversight and charitable concern for others falters, lives are sooner or later, in this life or the next, brought to destruction.
I wonder whether there is a gap in regulations and more generally, I wonder whether there are some things that at present no government regulatory jurisdiction has no oversight over.
On critical issues such as the sale of products that may threaten the safety or well-being of communities, corporate boards must exercise their oversight role to assure balance among customer, shareholder, and societal interests.
We have cultural and religious oversight. We have never shirked cultural and ritual oversight, they decided to sell the rimonim - the crown jewel, the birthright - with no regard for the fact that they are sacred ritual objects ... We don't sell our ritual objects. We never sell our ritual objects.
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Translations for oversight
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- supervisió, oblitCatalan, Valencian
- inadvertencia, vigilanciaSpanish
- przeoczenie, nadzór, niedopatrzeniePolish
- недосмотр, надзор, контрольRussian
- revision, granskning, förbiseende, inspektion, övervakning, försummelseSwedish
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