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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

It is only when there is the supervision and critical oversight from the people that the government will be in a position to do an even better job, and employees of government departments will be the true public servants of the people.
Wen Jiabao

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

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

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

Cliff Stearns talks about what he did to Planned Parenthood, making Solyndra a household name - why didn't he do this sooner? Why didn't he see it coming? It's the oversight committee, not the hindsight committee.
Ted Yoho
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Oversight Translations

oversight in Italian is granchiolino

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