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Definition of Oversight

Oversight

  1. Watchful care; superintendence; general supervision.
  2. An overlooking; an omission; an error.
  3. Escape from an overlooked peril.

Oversight Quotations

Edward Snowden, who worked for Booz Allen Hamilton, professes to have had access to whatever he wanted to know about anyone's anything. If he's telling the truth, why does he have such permeability without any government oversight? Is that OK with you?
Henry Rollins

As a member of Congress, I believe Congress must provide oversight of actions by the Executive Branch as our system of checks and balances requires.
Charles B. Rangel

When governments become large, voters cannot exercise close oversight, otherwise known as political power.
Maggie Gallagher

It's a new day at the Department of Interior, and we need to examine what makes the most sense for the American people. These are American resources and American treasures, and we need to make sure we're providing the right kind of protection, oversight and stewardship of these resources for the American people.
Ken Salazar

Uncontrolled access to data, with no audit trail of activity and no oversight would be going too far. This applies to both commercial and government use of data about people.
John Poindexter
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Oversight Translations

oversight in Italian is granchiolino

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