Definition of 'oversight'
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It said that the regime was now lawful after proper oversight was put in place last year. Times, Sunday Times (2016)It requires proper oversight and meaningful intervention. Times, Sunday Times (2016)It strengthens, safeguards and enhances judicial oversight. Times, Sunday Times (2016)On financial stability, he suggested a new systemic risk oversight body led by the government. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The establishment of independent oversight is definitely an improvement. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Junior doctors used to see their patients at least twice a day and provided oversight. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Some campaigners said that judicial oversight was required to end misuse. Times, Sunday Times (2011)Its regulatory oversight guarantees strict financial accountability. Times, Sunday Times (2015)When it was closely examined it was discovered it was a sorry oversight on his part. Christianity Today (2000)The bank has been given an oversight role to tighten the scheme if necessary. The Sun (2013)There was a lack of proper risk management oversight. Times, Sunday Times (2010)For that to happen there must be independent oversight of an independence referendum. Times, Sunday Times (2012)It must team up with more established charities that provide oversight and guidance. Times, Sunday Times (2014)We offer our sincere apologies for this oversight on our part. Times, Sunday Times (2011) Proper oversight should have spotted poor management of the investigation. Times, Sunday Times (2009)The public would also welcome an effective system of oversight of ethics, probity and competence. Times, Sunday Times (2009)The role was designed to ensure judicial oversight, enforce standards and increase accountability. Times, Sunday Times (2011)Nearly half blamed an oversight, while one in ten motorists claimed they could not afford the premiums. The Sun (2008)New regulatory oversight was enacted. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Unlikely, but a transparent process with Judicial oversight would be essential. Times, Sunday Times (2014)
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Translations for 'oversight'
British English: oversight /ˈəʊvəˌsaɪt/ NOUN
overseeing In business, oversight of a system or process is the responsibility for making sure that it works efficiently and correctly.
He was given oversight of the global automotive business.
- American English: oversight supervision
- Arabic: إشْرَافٌ
- Brazilian Portuguese: supervisão
- Chinese: 监督
- Croatian: nadzor
- Czech: dohled
- Danish: opsyn
- Dutch: toezicht
- European Spanish: supervisión
- Finnish: valvonta
- French: surveillance
- German: Aufsicht
- Greek: εποπτεία
- Italian: supervisione
- Japanese: 監督 supervision
- Korean: 감독
- Norwegian: oppsyn
- Polish: nadzór kontrola
- European Portuguese: supervisão
- Romanian: supraveghere
- Russian: надзор
- Spanish: supervisión
- Swedish: tillsyn
- Thai: การดูแลตรวจตรา
- Turkish: gözetim
- Ukrainian: контроль
- Vietnamese: sự giám sát
British English: oversight /ˈəʊvəˌsaɪt/ NOUN
mistake If there has been an oversight, someone has forgotten to do something which they should have done.
By an unfortunate oversight, full instructions do not come with the product.
- American English: oversight mistake
- Arabic: سَهْوٌّ
- Brazilian Portuguese: descuido
- Chinese: 疏忽
- Croatian: previd
- Czech: přehlédnutí
- Danish: uagtsomhed
- Dutch: onoplettendheid
- European Spanish: descuido
- Finnish: erehdys
- French: inadvertance
- German: Versehen
- Greek: απροσεξία
- Italian: svista
- Japanese: 見落とし mistake
- Korean: 부주의
- Norwegian: forglemmelse
- Polish: przeoczenie błąd
- European Portuguese: descuido
- Romanian: omisiune
- Russian: недосмотр
- Spanish: descuido
- Swedish: förbiseende
- Thai: ความผิดพลาดเพราะละเลยหรือไม่สังเกต
- Turkish: hata
- Ukrainian: недогляд
- Vietnamese: sự sơ suất
Definition of oversight from the Collins English Dictionary
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