Translation of overlook in Spanish:


transitive verb/verbo transitivo

/ˌəʊvərˈlʊk; ˌəʊvəˈlʊk/
  • 1 1.1 (not notice) [detail/mistake/object] pasar por alto
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    • Oddly enough, you sometimes overlook important details or fail completely to see and understand the other person's point of view.
    • Many researchers into the UFO enigma tend to overlook a very important fact.
    • However, you might be overlooking a few important facts.
    1.2 (disregard) [fault/misdemeanor] disculpar, dejar pasar
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    • He was, and is, a good man, but no man is good enough to overlook every fault, especially something like this.
    • However, while you are quick to overlook faults, the Thinker can be overly critical.
    • The prisoner promised that if the Magistrates would overlook the offence he would not do anything of the kind again.
    1.3 (pass over) he was overlooked for promotion no lo tuvieron en cuenta para el ascenso
  • 2 (have view over) the room overlooks the valley desde la habitación se domina el valle a room overlooking the sea una habitación con vista al mar or que da al mar the garden is not overlooked el jardín no se ve desde ninguno de los edificios que lo rodean


/ˈəʊvərlʊk; ˈəʊvəlʊk/

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