overlook - definition and synonyms

 
 
verb [transitive] 

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/ˌəʊvə(r)ˈlʊk/
present tense
I/you/we/theyoverlook
he/she/itoverlooks
present participleoverlooking
past tenseoverlooked
past participleoverlooked
  1. 1
    to fail to notice or do something
    1. a.
      to fail to consider someone or something, or to fail to recognize success

      Sean Connery was once again overlooked in the New Year’s Honours list.

  2. 3
    to have a view of something from above

    Our hotel overlooked the Temple of Luxor and the river.

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