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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'

A committee was also formed to oversee the operation of the school.
A major responsibility of The Federal Reserve is to oversee their banking and financial systems.
A member from Barça was to oversee the project, and visit the club on a monthly basis.
A secretariat will be appointed to oversee the development of the EMODnet portal, bringing together all seven thematic groups such that they are accessible from a common gateway.
A Yellow Ribbon Champion is nominated within each division to oversee and coordinate the YR-COP within the division Partners.
Among her main responsibilities were to oversee Constituent Services and the borough’s 14 Community Boards.
At the same time, the Fort George Relocation Corporation was formed to oversee the relocation.
Beginning January 1, 1976 the Governing Body formed several committees to oversee publishing, writing, teaching, service and personnel.
Between 1543 and 1559 Brunel received money for the keep of a horse, which he needed to travel to oversee the Este chapels at Modena and Reggio nell'Emilia.
Colonel Delmore Payne has recently arrived in town to oversee the decommissioning of the local military base.
Constantine's task was to oversee and certify progress on the implementation of the Patten Commission plan.
Duddy is left to show the movies seven days a week while still trying to oversee movie production at the same time.
Each year, members of the NSCL attend the NJCL convention to assist with and oversee some parts of convention.
He has served as a member of the Committee on the Liturgy, the Communications Committee and the "Ad Hoc" Committee to Oversee the Use of the Catechism.
In 2005, the state forest and public works department (PWD) ministers formed a three-member committee to oversee safety issues.
In July, the 56th Aviation Depot Squadron was activated to oversee the wing's special weapons.
In late February 1943 he was sent to Romania, and in May became head of the Luftwaffe mission to oversee the training of the Romanian air-force.
It is said that Blaze was created to oversee the strength of all of the fighters in the realms.
Later on in the 18th century, the concierge was a high official of the kingdom, appointed by the king to maintain order and oversee the police and prisoner records.
Lieutenant General Tadesse Werede Tesfay will oversee the monitoring and verification of the withdrawal of all armed forces in Abyei.
Member franchises of the BBL jointly own the league, and a chairman is elected by the teams to oversee league operations.
Nautius Rutilus returned to Rome to oversee that the Roman Senate elected a "dictator", Cincinnatus, to deal with the invaders.
New York, Richmond, and San Francisco are the only banks that oversee non-U.S. state territories.
Now if just and good, it could not be that in the creation of the world, they should either unjustly or unreasonably oversee anything.
On either side a number of men were appointed as Conservators of the truce with powers to oversee border justice to maintain the Treaty.
One of its functions is to oversee vital records operations throughout the state.
Players oversee an entire baseball franchise, and possess the ability to set batting lineups, make trades, and set ticket and concession prices.
Precursor to revolt. Mier y Teran's 1828 report had recommended new garrisons in Texas which could oversee the Anglo colonists and encourage Mexicans to resettle in the area.
Rand agreed, provided that she could oversee the editing and approve the proposed illustrations of her characters, which were provided by Frank Godwin.
Rev. Gore had financial difficulties, and a Sequestrator was appointed to the Parish to oversee its assets, but some work was completed on the church building.
Steiner was chosen by Heinrich Himmler to oversee the creation of, and command an elite Panzer division, the 5th SS Panzer Division Wiking.
Suffragan Bishop John Ruston was sent to Polokwane (then, Pietersburg) to oversee the northern region of the Diocese of Pretoria.
The "Commission d'Organisation des Régions Fortifiés", or CORF, was established on 30 September 1927 to oversee the design, financing and construction of the Maginot Line.
The act also created the Whistler Village Land Company who would oversee all development of the new Whistler Village.
The Allied Works Council was an organisation set up to oversee and organise military construction works in Australia during World War II.
The Committee operates under a House mandate to oversee the movement of legislation from passage in committee to debate and voting on the House floor.
The court appointed an independent monitor to oversee implementation of these reforms.
The head temples each oversee a district ("gyogu"), containing a large number of subordinate temples.
The Office of General Education was established to oversee the General Education program and the students in the Open Major Division.
The Pasig River Rehabilitation Commission (PRRC) was established to oversee rehabilitation efforts for the river.
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.
The son of an engineer, Cullen got his start as a water expert very early in life when his father moved to Tallangatta to oversee that town's relocation to accommodate an expanded Hume Dam.
The Supreme Judicial Council (SJC) is a small committee established by the federal government to oversee matters pertaining to the Yemeni legal system.
The two had Kano oversee the enslavement of a small village, who would construct a temple over Onaga's tomb to house the Soulnado.
The Yuan Dynasty saw the establishment of a government body in the form of a "Sī" (司) near the capital to oversee the Cáoyùn system.
Their role is also to oversee all deputies.
Then, in 1993, it created subsidiary Concert Capital Management to oversee $52 million in retirement fund and endowment assets.
They determine what their immunisation needs are, apply for funding and oversee the implementation of their vaccination programmes.
Today, many academic libraries have created the position of Library Assessment Manager in order to coordinate and oversee their assessment activities.
While in Vienna to oversee the construction of a railroad, Stoclet met one of the masters of the Vienna Sezession (and later, the Wiener Werkstätte), the architect Josef Hoffmann.

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