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English definition of “overlook”

overlook

verb [T]
 
 
/ˌəʊvəˈlʊk/
VIEW B2 to have a view of something from above: a balcony overlooking the seaScenery and views
NOT NOTICE to not notice or consider something: Two important facts have been overlooked in this case.Neglecting and ignoringNot paying attentionTreating as unimportant
FORGIVE to forgive or ignore someone's bad behaviourMaking and accepting apologies
(Definition of overlook from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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