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English definition of “covertly”

covertly

adverb     /ˈkəʊ.vɜːt.li/ US  /koʊˈvɝːt.li/
secretly , or in a hidden way: Terrorists have been operating covertly in England .Secrecy and privacy
(Definition of covertly adverb from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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