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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

A careless error.

Usage examples (36)
  • Due to a clerical oversight, he suddenly had an extra thousand dollars in his bank account.
  • In Britain oversight is performed both by members of Parliament and by judges.
  • But this kind of oversight is not required for new, unorthodox surgical procedures.
  • That oversight from the anti-growth side buffles me. for more
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