What does oversight mean?

Definitions for oversightˈoʊ vərˌsaɪt

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word oversight.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. oversight, inadvertence(noun)

    an unintentional omission resulting from failure to notice something

  2. supervision, supervising, superintendence, oversight(noun)

    management by overseeing the performance or operation of a person or group

  3. oversight, lapse(noun)

    a mistake resulting from inattention

Wiktionary

  1. oversight(Noun)

    An omission; something that is left out, missed or forgotten.

    A small oversight at this stage can lead to big problems later.

  2. oversight(Noun)

    supervision or management

    The bureaucracy was subject to government oversight.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Oversight

    ō′vėr-sīt, n. a failing to notice: mistake: omission: (orig.) superintendence.

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of oversight in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of oversight in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

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