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overlook

US [ˌoʊvərˈlʊk]
UK [ˌəʊvə(r)ˈlʊk]
  • v.忽略;俯视;视而不见;眺望
  • Web俯瞰;忽视;宽容
Simple Present:overlooks  Present Participle:overlooking  Past Tense:overlooked  
overlook
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v.
1.
~ sth
忽略;未注意到to fail to see or notice sth
He seems to have overlooked one important fact.
他好像忽略了一个重要的事实。
2.
~ sth
(对不良现象等)不予理会,视而不见to see sth wrong or bad but decide to ignore it
We could not afford to overlook such a serious offence.
对这样严重的违法行为,我们决不能视若无睹。
3.
~ sth
俯视;眺望if a building, etc.overlooks a place, you can see that place from the building
a restaurant overlooking the lake
一家濒湖餐厅
Our back yard is overlooked by several houses.
好几栋房子都看得见我家的后院。
4.
~ sb (for sth)
(提拔等时)对(某人)不予考虑to not consider sb for a job or position, even though they might be suitable
She's been overlooked for promotion several times.
几次提职时都没有考虑她。