Definition of 'oversee'
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Job To oversee the dismantling of Obamacare. Times, Sunday Times (2017)Our 12billion annual donation is far more than Britain can properly oversee. The Sun (2016)Now Jupiter is overseeing your job chart, you get the exciting challenge you want plus the security you need. The Sun (2016)Part of the job will involve overseeing the switch to digital. The Sun (2007)My job involves overseeing the distillery and checking the quality of the whisky. The Sun (2013)He reviewed the senior management structure before filling vacant top jobs overseeing cuts. The Sun (2010)You need to put your time in to learning something properly before overseeing others. The Sun (2014)They thought it was better the government should own all these businesses and oversee them properly. The Global Marketplace (1993)They oversaw a process in which others were given the important responsibility of serving tables. Christianity Today (2000)These are biochemical "supervisors" which oversee the process. Fats, Nutrition and Health (1991)An ombudsman would oversee the process. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Like an architect, the oil giants design and oversee the job. Times, Sunday Times (2010)His job is to oversee, encourage and train all the chaplains. Times, Sunday Times (2011)He failed to oversee the company properly during the alleged accounting irregularities, they claimed. Times, Sunday Times (2011)That job entails overseeing the academy, etc, and making sure structures are in place throughout the club. Times, Sunday Times (2008)The details were agreed between the two individuals themselves, she said, although the process was overseen by line managers. Times, Sunday Times (2008)If the FSA wants advisers to recommend these products, it must make sure they are being overseen properly too. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Your permit will contain detailed construction plans and specifications and will name the technical architect, usually chosen by your overseeing architect, who will manage the site. Times, Sunday Times (2007)
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Translations for 'oversee'
British English: oversee VERB
If someone in authority oversees a job or an activity, they make sure that it is done properly.
Use a surveyor or architect to oversee and inspect the different stages of the work.
Definition of oversee from the Collins English Dictionary
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