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1    disregard, fail to notice, forget, ignore, leave out of consideration, leave undone, miss, neglect, omit, pass, slight, slip up on  
2    blink at, condone, disregard, excuse, forgive, let bygones be bygones, let one off with, let pass, let ride, make allowances for, pardon, turn a blind eye to, wink at  
3    afford a view of, command a view of, front on to, give upon, have a view of, look over or out on  
1    discern, heed, mark, note, notice, observe, perceive, regard, spot  
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  ( overlooks    3rd person present)   ( overlooking    present participle)   ( overlooked    past tense & past participle  )
1       verb   If a building or window overlooks a place, you can see the place clearly from the building or window.  
Pretty and comfortable rooms overlook a flower-filled garden...      V n  
2       verb   If you overlook a fact or problem, you do not notice it, or do not realize how important it is.  
We overlook all sorts of warning signals about our own health.      V n  
3       verb   If you overlook someone's faults or bad behaviour, you forgive them and take no action.  
...satisfying relationships that enable them to overlook each other's faults.      V n  

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