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British English: /əʊvəˈlʊk/
American English: /ˌoʊvərˈlʊk/

Translation of overlook in French:

transitive verb

  • 1 (have a view of)
    (building, window)
    donner sur
    we overlook the sea from the balcony
    notre balcon donne sur la mer
  • 2 (miss)
    ne pas voir (detail, error)
    to overlook the fact that …
    négliger le fait que …
  • 3 (ignore)
    laisser passer (behaviour, fault, mistake)
    ne pas considérer (candidate, person)
    ignorer (effect, fact, need, problem)
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