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tr.v. o·ver·looked, o·ver·look·ing, o·ver·looks
a. To look over or at from a higher place: We overlooked the valley from the cliff.
b. To afford a view over: The tower overlooks the sea.
a. To fail to notice or consider; miss: Even the editor overlooked this error.
b. To ignore deliberately or indulgently; disregard: I'll overlook that remark if you leave now.
a. To look over; examine: overlook a manuscript for errors.
b. To manage; supervise: overlook farm hands.
An elevated place that affords an extensive view: a scenic overlook.
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|Adj.||1.||overlooking - used of a height or viewpoint; "a commanding view of the ocean"; "looked up at the castle dominating the countryside"; "the balcony overlooking the ballroom"|
high - (literal meaning) being at or having a relatively great or specific elevation or upward extension (sometimes used in combinations like `knee-high'); "a high mountain"; "high ceilings"; "high buildings"; "a high forehead"; "a high incline"; "a foot high"
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