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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

In the absence of sound oversight, responsible businesses are forced to compete against unscrupulous and underhanded businesses, who are unencumbered by any restrictions on activities that might harm the environment, or take advantage of middle-class families, or threaten to bring down the entire financial system.
Barack Obama

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

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

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
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Oversight Translations

oversight in Italian is granchiolino
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