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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

Looked down upon. Also: Failed to observe.

Usage examples (27)
  • Verb (used with object), : He was hired to oversee the construction crews. ,We happened to oversee the burglar leaving the premises. He was overseen stealing the letters
  • In 1989, Mr. Chernomyrdin oversaw the conversion of the ministry into Gazprom, of which he unsurprisingly was elected chairman.
  • Catlin oversaw testing for anabolic agents at the 1996 Atlanta Olympics and ran the country's first anti-doping lab at UCLA for 25 years.
  • Matt Flavin oversaw a 450-person intelligence unit in Bosnia, deployed overseas with the Navy SEALs and survived combat in Afghanistan and Iraq. for more
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