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noun     oversight pronunciation in American English
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  1. 1
    [countable] something that you do not notice or think of that causes problems later

    Employees were paid late due to an oversight in the accounting department.

  2. 2
    [uncountable] formal the job of checking that a process or system is working well
    oversight of:

    the government department that has oversight of air safety

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a rise in the level of a stream or river

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