oversight


From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Oversight \O"ver*sight`\, n.
   1. Watchful care; superintendence; general supervision.
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   2. An overlooking; an omission; an error. --Hooker.
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   3. Escape from an overlooked peril. [R.] "His fool-happy
      oversight." --Spenser.
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   Syn: Superintendence; supervision; inspection; overlooking;
        inadvertence; neglect; mistake; error; omission.
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