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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishoversighto‧ver‧sight /ˈəʊvəsaɪt $ ˈoʊvər-/ ●○○ noun [countable, uncountable]  1 MISTAKENOT DO somethinga mistake in which you forget something or do not notice something I assure you that this was purely an oversight on my part.see thesaurus at mistake2 have oversight of something
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oversightOversights can be extremely costly and a microcomputer model carefully constructed will not allow oversights to occur.These are not accidental oversights on the part of the academic community.Due to an administrative oversight, several members of staff did not receive pay checks this month.I'm sure it was just an oversight that your name wasn't on the list.It also would require collaboration and oversight by both schools and businesses.Loan were sued by the federal government for lax oversight, which the government said caused taxpayers to lose $ 941 million.Whether that resulted from political cowardice, lack of persuasiveness or mere oversight does not matter.When a parent hands over the child, he or she loses parental oversight and responsibility.a school oversight committeeThe bank apologized for the oversight.They sent a check along with a letter of apology for the oversight.It is not surprising then, if over several months, this oversight should reveal itself in these small but telling ways.May I apologize for this unconventional oversight as well as for other more serious ones-and some not so serious?
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