oversight : Definition, Usages, News and More

Search Words


oh ver sahyt

  • n  an unintentional omission resulting from failure to notice something
  • n  management by overseeing the performance or operation of a person or group
  • n  a mistake resulting from inattention

  • Cheney's resistance to oversight by anyone congressional or executive isn't new.
  • Until a Truth Commission comes into being, I encourage the appropriate committees of the House to conduct vigorous oversight of these issues.
  • Lack of oversight means lack of policing, which often leads to underreporting of potentially fatal accidents.
News & Articles


  • Barack Obama in The Guardian
    ...said the deal included 90% of the measures his administration had initially proposed and expressed optimism that the changes would avert future financial crises: "We've all seen what happens when there's inadequate oversight and...
  • Nancy Pelosi in USA Today
    The burden is on the president to justify any additional resources for a mission,said Pelosi, D-Calif. "Congress is ready to use its constitutional authority of oversight to question what is the justification for this spending, what are...

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