overlook

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Pronunciation[change]

Verb[change]

Plain form
overlook

Third-person singular
overlooks

Past tense
overlooked

Past participle
overlooked

Present participle
overlooking

  1. If you overlook something, you don't notice it, or you don't understand its importance.
    It's easy to overlook the fact that there are other problems.
  2. To overlook something, you look down upon it from a place that is higher up.
    You can overlook the valley from the hill.