oversight

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˈəʊvərsaɪt/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/ˈoʊvɚˌsaɪt/ ,USA pronunciation: respellingvər sīt′)


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oversight

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
n
  1. there was a [minor, slight, major] oversight
  2. due to a (minor) oversight
  3. a [technical, logistical, financial] oversight
  4. to [avoid, prevent] oversights
  5. due to an oversight by [Congress, the state, the police]
  6. due to [an administrative, a federal] oversight
  7. was [missed, left out] due to an oversight (in administration)
  8. was an oversight by [sales, human resources, accounts]
  9. has oversight of the [sales, publications, finance] department
  10. [effect, ineffective, strict, lax] oversight of the [sales] department
  11. [government, governmental] oversight of the [operation, agency, industry]
  12. [exempt from, subject to] regulatory oversight
  13. an oversight [board, committee]
n as adj
  1. an oversight [board, committee]
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