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overt

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adjective \ō-ˈvərt, ˈō-(ˌ)vərt\

Simple Definition of overt

  • : easily seen : not secret or hidden

Full Definition of overt

  1. :  open to view :  manifest <overt hostility>

overt·ly adverb
overt·ness noun

Origin of overt

Middle English, from Anglo-French, from past participle of ovrir to open, from Vulgar Latin *operire, alteration of Latin aperire


First Known Use: 14th century


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overt

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adjective \ō-ˈvərt, ˈō-ˌvərt also ˈō-vərt\

Medical Definition of overt

  1. :  open to view :  readily perceived <overt behavior>

  2. overt·ly adverb




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