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Oversight

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Definition of the noun oversight

What does oversight mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: oversights

  1. an unintentional omission resulting from failure to notice something
  2. management by overseeing the performance or operation of a person or group
  3. a mistake resulting from inattention
    • lexical domain: Acts - nouns denoting acts or actions
    • synonym of oversight: lapse
    • more generic words: error / fault / mistake = a wrong action attributable to bad judgment or ignorance or inattention

Alternative definition of the noun oversight

noun

  1. An omission; something that is left out, missed or forgotten.
  2. supervision or management

Business

Oversight a.k.a. Oversight Systems, Inc. is a venture funded company.

Animal

Oversight was a French Thoroughbred racehorse. Bred by American sportsman William Kissam Vanderbilt at his Haras du Quesnay stud farm, he was out of the mare, First Sight, a daughter of the 1893 English Triple Crown champion, Isinglass. His sire was Halma, winner of the 1895 Kentucky Derby whom Vanderbilt bought in 1901 in the United States from Charles Fleischmann Sons.

  • born in (109 years ago)

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"Oversight" is a musical album of Fakeproject.

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Oversight

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Google previewAmerican Government and Politics Today: The Essentials 2009 - 2010 Edition (2008)

by Barbara Bardes, Mack Shelley, Steffen Schmidt

Oversight is the process by which Congress follows up on the laws it has enacted to ensure that they are being enforced and administered in the way Congress intended. This is done by holding committee hearings and investigations, ...

Google previewThe Political Economy of Development in Kenya (2011)

by Kempe Ronald Hope, Sr.

Although oversight is the specific focus of some legislative activities, it is also an integral part of the legislative process...

However, oversight is an ongoing significant tool in the parliamentary arsenal for monitoring government activities but, ...

Google previewCengage Advantage Books: American Government and Politics Today, Brief Edition, 2012-2013 (2012)

by Steffen Schmidt, Mack Shelley, Barbara Bardes

Oversight is the process by which Congress follows up on the laws it has enacted to ensure that they are being enforced and administered in the way Congress...

Google previewFrance (2005)

Financial Sector Assessment Program—Detailed Assessments of Observance of Standards and Codes including Banking Supervision, Insurance Regulation, Securities Legislation, Monetary and Financial Policy Transparency, Payments Systems, Securities Settlement, and Anti-Money Laundering and Combating the Financing of Terrorism by International Monetary Fund

Payment systems oversight is a responsibility of the BdF's payment systems department. 5.3.1 The agencies overseeing the payment system should promote the timely public disclosure of general policy principles (including risk management ...

Google previewCengage Advantage Books: American Government and Politics Today, Brief Edition (2016)

by Steffen W. Schmidt, Mack C. Shelley, Barbara A. Bardes

Oversight is the process by which Congress follows up on the laws it has enacted to ensure that they are being enforced and administered in the way Congress...

Google previewAmerican Government and Politics Today: Essentials 2017-2018 Edition (2016)

by Barbara A. Bardes, Mack C. Shelley, Steffen W. Schmidt

Oversight is the process by which Congress follows up on the laws it has enacted to ensure that they are being enforced and administered in the way Congress...

Google previewJournal of Education (1882)

The first oversight is the fact that very few narratives are confined to a single thread of events. The common case is to. have...

Google previewSupercollider 4 (2012)

by John Nonte

Oversight is the control mechanism for determining the degree to which the plan, as funded, is implemented. The Environmental Affairs Office at the SSCL provides the framework for an integrated planning and control function for achieving ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Intelligence and Counterintelligence (2015)

by Rodney Carlisle

There are two Congressional committees whose charters explicitly include oversight of intelligence and that can subpoena witnesses and authorize expenditures: the Select Committee on Intelligence in the Senate, and the Permanent Select ...

Google previewHistorical Dictionary of the U.S. Congress (2011)

by Scot Schraufnagel

OVERSIGHT ° I59 authority to figuratively pocket the bill and do nothing with it. This is referred to as a pocket veto and Congress does not have the option of overriding the president's pocket veto, in large part, because it is no longer in session.

Google previewSpies, Wiretaps, and Secret Operations: An Encyclopedia of American Espionage [2 volumes] (2010)

An Encyclopedia of American Espionage by Glenn Peter Hastedt

International Spy Museum Previously, Congress' oversight functions were taken care of by the chairmen of the...

In the run-up to the passing of the Intelligence Oversight Act of 1980, it was noted by supporters of the new bill that formal ...

Google previewAmerican Political Culture: An Encyclopedia [3 volumes] (2015)

An Encyclopedia by Mark J. Rozell, Ted G. Jelen

Oversight of the bureaucracy is one of the major nonlegislative functions of Congress. It can take different forms. It should resemble an idealized police patrolman on a community beat, steadily learning the terrain, getting to know the people, ...

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The real problem today is the ineffective and inconsistent oversight of professional boxing, which has led to continuing scandals, controversies, unethical practices, and unnecessary injuries and deaths in the sport. (Charles W. Pickering)
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The value of this 9-letter word is 16 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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