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Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Overseenpart.

    Mistaken; deceived.

    Etymology: from oversee.

    A common received error is never utterly overthrown, till such times as we go from signs unto causes, and shew some manifest root or fountain thereof common unto all, whereby it may clearly appear how it hath come to pass that so many have been overseen. Richard Hooker, b. i. s. 8.

    They rather observed what he had done, and suffered for the king and for his country, without farther enquiring what he had omitted to do, or been overseen in doing. Edward Hyde.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of overseen in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of overseen in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Examples of overseen in a Sentence

  1. Richard Gottlieb:

    The average kid works 60 hours a week if we consider anything overseen by an adult work, sometimes the only place they get to relax is in the back seat of the car, and something like the fidget spinner or Pop It is portable, and they can just sit back and engage with it.

  2. Security Cabinet member Naftali Bennett:

    I can announce that all the actions being carried out - and they are certainly exceptional actions in light of the exceptional situation - are all overseen and under tight legal scrutiny - in order to prevent the next terror attack.

  3. Jordan Wiggins:

    Well now it all makes sense. Tim Ryan and his team are only interested in debating if they’re confident they can rig the system with partisan Democrat activists setting the rules. We have zero interest in joining a debate overseen by a former Democrat candidate for office and board member of Planned Parenthood, who has repeatedly smeared Republicans on her social media.

  4. Ryan Zinke:

    Words can not capture how terrible it is that children in schools overseen by Bureau of Indian Education are so poorly served.

  5. Chris Sununu:

    For decades, State Bill Gardner has fiercely protected New Hampshire's First in the Nation presidential primary and overseen our elections that are truly a point of pride for our state - always open, fair, accessible, and accurate.

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