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Noun: oversight  'ow-vu(r),sIt
  1. An unintentional omission resulting from failure to notice something
    - inadvertence
  2. Management by overseeing the performance or operation of a person or group
    - supervision, supervising, superintendence
  3. A mistake resulting from inattention
    - lapse

Derived forms: oversights

Type of: direction, error, fault, management, mistake, omission

Encyclopedia: Oversight