oversight

2 definitions found

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Oversight \O"ver*sight'\, noun

1. Watchful care; superintendence; general supervision.

2. An overlooking; an omission; an error. --Hooker.

3. Escape from an overlooked peril. [R.] "His fool-happy oversight." --Spenser.

Syn: Superintendence; supervision; inspection; overlooking; inadvertence; neglect; mistake; error; omission.

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

oversight

noun

1: an unintentional omission resulting from failure to notice something [syn: {oversight}, {inadvertence}]

2: management by overseeing the performance or operation of a person or group [syn: {supervision}, {supervising}, {superintendence}, {oversight}]

3: a mistake resulting from inattention [syn: {oversight}, {lapse}]


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