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overseeverb [T]

uk   /ˌəʊ.vəˈsiː/ us   /ˌoʊ.vɚˈsiː/ present participle overseeing, past tense oversaw, past participle overseen
(Definition of oversee from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"oversee" in American English

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overseeverb [T]

us   /ˌoʊ·vərˈsi/ past tense oversaw /ˌoʊ·vərˈsɔ/ , past participle overseen /ˌoʊ·vərˈsin/
to watch and manage a job or activity: As marketing manager, her job is to oversee all the company’s advertising.
(Definition of oversee from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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overseeverb [T]

uk   /ˌəʊvəˈsiː/ us   oversaw, overseen
WORKPLACE, MANAGEMENT to watch or organize a job or an activity to make certain that it is being done correctly: As marketing manager, her job is to oversee all the company's advertising.
FINANCE, MANAGEMENT to be in charge of how an amount of money is invested or spent: The capital management firm oversees total assets of $107 million. The company CFO will oversee the budget and finances.
POLITICS, LAW to watch an activity to make sure that it is being done correctly and legally: The World Trade Organization oversees the International Monetary Fund and the World Bank.
(Definition of oversee from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “oversee”
in Korean 감독하다…
in Arabic يُشرِف عَلى…
in Malaysian menyelia…
in French surveiller…
in Russian наблюдать, контролировать…
in Chinese (Traditional) 監督, 監察, 監管…
in Italian sovrintendere…
in Turkish nezaret etmek, denetlemek, gözetmek…
in Polish nadzorować…
in Spanish supervisar…
in Vietnamese giám sát…
in Portuguese supervisionar…
in Thai ตรวจสอบ…
in German überwachen…
in Catalan supervisar…
in Japanese ~を監視する…
in Chinese (Simplified) 监督, 监察, 监管…
in Indonesian mengawasi…
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“oversee” in Business English

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