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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A high place affording a good view

Watch out! You may see this word with another pronunciation and its meaning is then different.
Used as a noun, listen here, it means: n. - A high place affording a good view. Used as a verb, listen here, it means: To fail to notice, perceive, or consider; To disregard.

Usage examples (40)
  • He stood on the overlook and surveyed his domain.
  • Verb (used with object) : to overlook a misspelled word. ,Only a parent could overlook that kind of behavior. ,a balcony that overlooks the...
  • Noun : Miles of landscape could be seen from the overlook
  • That said, I think one thing these discussions overlook is speed. for more
Tutoring comment
  • ''overlook" is a heteronym, which means you may find it with different pronunciations and different meanings.
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