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overlook

verb
     
o‧ver‧look [transitive]
1 to not notice something, or not see how important it is [= miss]:
It is easy to overlook a small detail like that.
Nobody could overlook the fact that box office sales were down.
2 to forgive someone's mistake, bad behaviour etc and take no action:
She found him entertaining enough to overlook his faults.
3 if a house, room etc overlooks something, it has a view of it, usually from above:
Our room overlooks the ocean.

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