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  • v. Third-person singular simple present indicative form of overlook.

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Examples

  • What DTM overlooks is that people invested in a global Empire need rapid decision-making behind the military government on which it DEPENDS.

    Matthew Yglesias » Civil Rights, Polarization, and Gridlock

  • Er.. what poor plebian Myles overlooks is the word “school”.

    Matthew Yglesias » Yglesias on Maddow

  • One alternative he overlooks is that we actually get a better voter turnout in the next election, thereby guaranteeing a Conservative loss.

    The New Liberal Bloc : Law is Cool

  • Among the things this charming little theory overlooks is that black people rather frequently — indeed, nearly always — vote for white candidates and white candidates reciprocate with relative infrequency, but why make the point myself when UGK legend Bun B can do it for me:

    Take The Hood Back | ATTACKERMAN

  • The main problem that this overlooks is when those do not have the emotive capabilities (either through damage or training) use that for immoral or illegal (or in the administration's case, unconstitutional) decisions.

    Balkinization

  • What this overlooks is that a person can fail to be up to the job of President not because he is too reticent and weak-willed, or because he freezes in a crisis, but because he overreacts and pushes too hard and too fast at the wrong times.

    Balkinization

  • What Ginsburg overlooks is that the limitation of copyright terms is also a central and important built-in feature of copyright law that protects free speech values.

    Balkinization

  • What he obviously overlooks is that BR is not about action, shoot-outs, explosions, etc.

    REVIEW: Blade Runner (The Director's Cut)

  • Chiapas is traditionally known as the land of gushing waterfalls, verdant and mysterious jungles, imposing Mayan ruins, proud and colorful -- if sometimes rebellious -- indigenous peoples, breath-taking mountain overlooks, and beautiful arts and crafts.

    Vistas de Copoya, Chiapas

  • [...] thing Schmidt blithely overlooks is how conversational the web has become through social media.

    Google vs. the Real-Time Web

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