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Dictionary definition for: Overlook

1. (n) a high place affording a good view

2. (v) look past, fail to notice

3. (v) be oriented in a certain direction; "The house looks out on a tennis court" "The apartment overlooks the Hudson"

4. (v) leave undone or leave out; "How could I miss that typo?" "The workers on the conveyor belt miss one out of ten"

5. (v) look down on; "The villa dominates the town"

6. (v) watch over; "I am overlooking her work"

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