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an act or instance of neglecting

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an unintentional omission resulting from failure to notice something

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management by overseeing the performance or operation of a person or group

a mistake resulting from inattention

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'I hope so,' replied I, taking his pawn that he had pushed into the way of my bishop with so careless an air that I thought it was an oversight, but was not generous enough, under the circumstances, to direct his attention to it, and too heedless, at the moment, to foresee the after-consequences of my move.
"Then I discovered that I had been guilty of a very grave oversight. Coffee had been brought in for seven persons, not six, for Dr.
Though, as Esther afterwards boasted, she had made such use of the pay-ticket, that the States gained no great sum, by the oversight. You have heard of such a man as mad Anthony, if you tarried long among the soldiers."
"That was an oversight, certainly," replied the count; "but tell me, does the Count of Morcerf never visit the Opera?
It is likely that the Musgrave who held the secret died in the interval, and by some oversight left this guide to his descendant without explaining the meaning of it.
But nature has sometimes made sad oversights in carrying out her intention; as in the case of good Mr.
In spite of not a few errors and oversights (due to hasty composition) in the minor details of external fact, he has virtually lived Crusoe's life with him in imagination and he therefore makes the reader also pass with Crusoe through all his experiences, his fears, hopes and doubts.
The mode of founding a college is, commonly, to get up a subscription of dollars and cents, and then, following blindly the principles of a division of labor to its extreme -- a principle which should never be followed but with circumspection -- to call in a contractor who makes this a subject of speculation, and he employs Irishmen or other operatives actually to lay the foundations, while the students that are to be are said to be fitting themselves for it; and for these oversights successive generations have to pay.
Appropriations hearings are not the only form of manifest oversight, however.
The Joint Congressional Power Commission (JCPC), which serves as the country's primary watchdog in the power sector, has been renamed to reflect the expansion of its oversight powers to the entire energy sector with the recent passage of Republic Act (RA) No.
Gatchalian said the new name, which takes effect when the 18th Congress opens on July 22, would reflect the expansion of the commission's oversight powers to the entire energy sector under Republic Act (RA) No.
The Audit Oversight Board has introduced an online audit registration firm system.
WITH various loan agreements entered into by the Philippine government with the People's Republic of China and other countries, a party-list lawmaker called for the creation of an Oversight Committee on Debt Management.
One of the key functions of the legislative arm of government is oversight of government Ministries, Departments and Agencies (MDAs) as well as Local Government Councils with a view to identifying the needs of the people and make recommendations to government on such yearnings.
The best vehicle for Parliamentary Oversight in Ghana is the Minority, as the Majority find it difficult to hold their own government accountable, Mr Haruna Iddrisu, the Minority Leader in Parliament has said.