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  • n. Plural form of oversight.


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  • The committee said Ms Dorries had apologised for the designation oversights, but regarded the commissioner's comments regarding her "misleading" of voters as "strongly worded and incorrect".

    The Independent - Frontpage RSS Feed

  • Ironically, among the oversights is the improper understanding of the contract language, he points out.

    Marketwire - Breaking News Releases

  • Even major corporations sometimes need to call a "do-over" on their finances -- and sometimes, their oversights are a lot bigger than yours. Headlines

  • These evidentiary "oversights" vividly expose the willful blindness of the business model reformers to the social and economic forces at play in their communities.

    Diann Woodard: The Summer Soldiers of School Reform

  • You know, I and the African-American transgender community are beyond sick and tired of being sick and tired of the frequency of these 'oversights', the weak excuses that freely flow from white transpeople and their gay-lesbian allies trying to justify them, and the empty promises that flow from their lying lips that they'll do a better job next time to fix the problem.

    Archive 2009-07-01

  • Short-sighted concessions for economic gain, weak institutions and corruption are major factors in the proliferation of planning "oversights," "exceptions" and other forms of inappropriate development in urban areas.

    Global Environment Outlook (GEO-4)~ Chapter 7

  • Pickwick, it has been often pointed out, is full of amusing "oversights," which are pardonable enough, and almost add to the "fun" of the piece.

    Pickwickian Studies

  • Considerations that might tend to the sweetening of his temper it was his daily care to store away, with a kind of philosophic pride in the thought that no one took more good-naturedly than he the "oversights" of his neighbours.

    Marius the Epicurean — Volume 1

  • In correcting "oversights," the Veterans Committee actually more than doubled the number of players in the Hall of Fame from these decades!

  • There is a time for everything, and it seems to me that in meditation we need to put aside wrangling, to be still and listen, to look for truth / s rather than troll for historical "oversights" or for mantras that don't suit us.

    National Catholic Reporter


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