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ˈoʊ vərˌsaɪtOver·sight

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. oversight, inadvertencenoun

    an unintentional omission resulting from failure to notice something

  2. supervision, supervising, superintendence, oversightnoun

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

  3. oversight, lapsenoun

    a mistake resulting from inattention


  1. oversightnoun

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

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

  2. oversightnoun

    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.

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  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

Examples of Oversight in a Sentence

  1. Gabi Ashkenazi:

    The government approved in the dead of night the emergency regulations, even though Foreign Affairs and Defense Committee began to discuss the issue yesterday -- without being given the opportunity to implement it in a serious and complete way, it is unacceptable that this is the way in which this is approved. Without parliamentary or public oversight.

  2. Lee Zeldin:

    The effort by House Democrats to obstruct, resist, impeach and oppose everything and anything is not in the best interest of our country, congress has important oversight powers and they must be used judiciously. Dissolving a committee entirely focused on fighting terrorism, pursuing nuclear non-proliferation, and improving trade policy couldnt possibly make any less sense to me.

  3. Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell:

    We intend to engage in vigorous oversight, both in the House and the Senate ... The investigation has just begun.

  4. Mike Rogers:

    Texas Republican Rep. John Ratcliffe experience on the House Homeland Security Committee and as former Cybersecurity, Infrastructure Protection, Innovation Subcommittee chairman will serve Texas Republican Rep. John Ratcliffe well in this new role, i thank Director Coats for hisleadership and years of public service. And, House Homeland Security Committee Oversight Committee Ranking Member Jim Jordan, R-Ohio, said Texas Republican Rep. John Ratcliffe was a.

  5. Michael McConnell:

    This is a plain violation of Facebook's rules against praising dangerous individuals and organizations at a time of violence, mr. Trump is subject to the same rules on Facebook as everyone else and the oversight board held that this was in fact a violation, and thus Facebook was justified in taking them down.

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    an undivided or unbroken completeness or totality with nothing wanting
    • A. integrity
    • B. staff
    • C. plantation
    • D. deterioration

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