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English definition of “overt”

overt

adjective uk   /əʊˈvɜːt/ us    /oʊˈvɝːt/
done or shown publicly or in an obvious way and not secret: overt criticism overt racism He shows no overt signs of his unhappiness. Apparent and obviousVisible
overtly
adverb uk   /-li/ us  
It was an overtly sexual advertising campaign.Apparent and obviousVisible
(Definition of overt from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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