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To fail to notice or give the proper attention to
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“We are reluctant to attempt to name all such wonderful people for fear that we would inadvertently overlook someone.”
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To excuse or disregard as unimportant or insignificant
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“The supervisor is more than likely to overlook the faults of the teachers whom he himself has prepared.”
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To have a view of from above
“The main bedroom has two large windows which overlook Gordon Street, while the smaller bedroom is to the rear.”
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To direct, handle, control, or be in charge of
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“Now, overlook the operation, and understand what needs to be done to ensure things run smoothly.”
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(somewhat rare) To inspect or look at closely
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“Under this impression, my first determination was to overlook the contents of your note addressed to the mother of my patient.”
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(rare) To cast a magical charm or spell on (by looking at someone)
“If cattle were let in on it, the witch would overlook them and they would die.”
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To regulate the speed or amount of something given or administered
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To have a commanding position over
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Rise to or reach a great height
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To omit, to not include, to neglect to mention
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To get out of a situation, usually underhandedly
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Grant an official pardon to
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To add (something) up incorrectly, make a wrong calculation of (an amount etc.
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Excise, remove
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To decide not to do something
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To lead into an area or space, usually with an impressive view or ambiance
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To administer wrongly or badly
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A place or structure affording an extensive view (typically of a landscape)
“From there, it's a short but steep uphill climb to the overlook, where you can get a good view of the peaks above and look back down at the trail behind you.”
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A view or prospect
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An act of refusal or avoidance
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An unintentional failure to notice or do something
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The action or process of closely observing or monitoring something or someone
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