American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. An unintentional omission or mistake.
- n. Watchful care or management; supervision.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Superintendence; inspection; watchful care.
- n. A mistake of inadvertence; an overlooking; omission; error.
- n. Synonyms Supervision, inspection, control, direction, management, charge.
- n. Inadvertence, etc. (see negligence), mistake, blunder, slip.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. Watchful care; superintendence; general supervision.
- n. An overlooking; an omission; an error.
- n. rare Escape from an overlooked peril.
- n. management by overseeing the performance or operation of a person or group
- n. a mistake resulting from inattention
- n. an unintentional omission resulting from failure to notice something
- over- + sight. (Wiktionary)
“In Britain oversight is performed both by members of Parliament and by judges.”
“Persisting in this oversight is a prescription for a degree of misery, social and political instability, and conflict in the twenty-first century that no amount of effort at arms control and crisis management will be able to contain.”
“But this kind of oversight is not required for new, unorthodox surgical procedures.”
“And he's confident that the changes being made in oversight of banks and Wall Street should prevent another crisis such as the one that hit financial markets a year ago.”
“They have to be controlled and a strong oversight is need for both of them. shmeckel”
“Let's be honest, though; the GOP geniuses are going to be sifting through the expenditures looking for $500 toilet seats or whatever, so I suppose extreme oversight is a good idea (I mean, we all know how important government oversight is to Republicans, cough, cough).”
“I think the Republicans have been far more successful in promoting the general idea that less oversight is (usually) better, and that the free market will result in better solutions.”
“The lack of court oversight is the problem, as the prosecutor is essentially free to create conditions or “education programs” (which in a criminal justice context has a frightening ring to it) that meet his personal ends.”
“Whether civic oversight is important, and the kind and extend of such oversight, must be determined by the natures of the societies.”
“The housing bubble and lack of oversight is on the DEMS.”
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