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Word: oversee

Definition: watch over and direct; supervise; N. oversight: unintentional failure to notice or do something; supervision


Sentences Containing 'oversee'

The quantity to be collected, and the district within which it is to be collected, are so small, that they both can oversee, with their own eyes, the collection and disposal of every part of what is due to them.
Now if just and good, it could not be that in the creation of the world, they should either unjustly or unreasonably oversee anything.

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