Oversight
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Oversight [oh-ver-sahyt]

NOUN

NOUN

  • An unintentional failure to notice or do something.

  • The action of overseeing something.

Example

“It was the minor oversight that caused this major mishap.”

“The officials were given the responsibility of effective oversight of finances.”

Synonyms

Mistake, Error, Fault, Failure, Omission, Lapse, Supervision, Inspection, Administration

Antonyms

Concerned, Careful, Remembrance, Recollection, Ignorance, Negligence, Disregard

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