Miscalculation vs Oversight - What's the difference?

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Miscalculation is a related term of oversight.


As nouns the difference between miscalculation and oversight

is that miscalculation is an incorrect or mistaken calculation while oversight is an omission; something that is left out, missed or forgotten.

miscalculation

English

Noun

(en noun)
  • An incorrect or mistaken calculation
  • oversight

    English

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • An omission; something that is left out, missed or forgotten.
  • Supervision or management.
  • *{{quote-magazine, date=2013-08-10, volume=408, issue=8848, magazine=(The Economist)
  • , title= Can China clean up fast enough? , passage=It has jailed environmental activists and is planning to limit the power of judicial oversight by handing a state-approved body a monopoly over bringing environmental lawsuits.}}