What does oversight mean?

Definitions for oversight
ˈoʊ vərˌsaɪtover·sight

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.

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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

Examples of oversight in a Sentence

  1. Adam Schiff:

    The questions are profound enough that I think we need to move past it, and ideally that would mean the chairman ought to recuse himself, not only from the investigation involving potential coordination or collusion between the Trump campaign and the Russians, but also any oversight of minimization issues affecting the Trump transition since he was a member of that Trump transition team.

  2. Paul Ryan:

    The( Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act) requests are legitimate oversight requests, so it is wholly appropriate for the document requests that our committees of jurisdiction have made because Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act has been within the entire scope of the investigation form the get-go.

  3. Urban Development Secretary Julián Castro:

    If you look at what they're doing on the Oversight Committee, Rep. [Trey] Gowdy and others, the political talk is one thing but what they're doing in Congress in that committee is another.

  4. Adam Schiff:

    After much consideration, and in light of the Chairman's admission that he met with his source of information at the White House, I believe that the Chairman should recuse himself from any further involvement in the Russia investigation, as well as any involvement in oversight of matters pertaining to any incidental collection of the Trump transition, as he was also a key member of the transition team.

  5. Adrienna Wong:

    The Border Patrol operates as a rogue agency, claiming extra-constitutional powers that extend far from any border, and operating with no effective oversight.

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