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oʊˈvɜrt, ˈoʊ vɜrtOVERT

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. overt, openadjective

    open and observable; not secret or hidden

    "an overt lie"; "overt hostility"; "overt intelligence gathering"; "open ballots"

Wiktionary

  1. overtadjective

    Open and not secret nor concealed.

    Etymology: From overt (modern French ouvert).

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Overt

    ō′vėrt, adj. open to view: public: apparent.—adv. O′vertly.—Overt act, something actually done in execution of a criminal intent.—Market overt, open or public market. [Fr. ouvert, pa.p. of ouvrir, to open; acc. to Diez, from O. Fr. a-ovrir, through Prov. adubrir, from L. de-operīre, to uncover—de=un-, and operīre, to cover; acc. to Littré, from L. operīre, to cover, confounded in meaning with aperīre, to open.]

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  1. voter

  2. trove

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of OVERT in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of OVERT in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Examples of OVERT in a Sentence

  1. Bruce Klingner:

    North Korea has both an overt and covert economy through which it gains money, the overt economy is predominantly sales of natural resources.

  2. Katherine Keyes:

    Our findings suggest that policies must go beyond prohibiting overt gender discrimination like sexual harassment.

  3. Paul Horsnell:

    The only aspiration OPEC should have for its 2 June meeting is simply not to repeat the chaos of the Doha process, a straightforward meeting with no binding commitments and, most importantly, no overt arguments would be the best outcome for ministers.

  4. Noah Oppenheim:

    I think we can cover it without taking a side per se in an overt way. I think the audience and the readers are sophisticated enough when they read what’s going on to draw their own conclusions about whether it’s good or bad for our democracy.

  5. Suzanne Bonamici:

    Our nation has an unforgivable history of murdering Black men and women, comparing a lynching to holding the president accountable is hurtful and insensitive, and ignores the overt White supremacy on display during the insurrection Wednesday.

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