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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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Looked down upon. Also: Failed to observe.

Usage examples (36)
  • 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 folks at Island / DefJam Records are mourning the loss of Shakir Stewart, the 34-year-old executive vice president of the label overseen by L.A. Reid.
  • Three years later, on Sept. 11, 2001, Al Qaeda struck the World Trade Center and the Pentagon in an operation overseen from the base in Afghanistan.
  • Henriette Huldisch and Shamim M. M.min and "overseen" by for more
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