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"covert" in British English

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covertadjective

uk   /ˈkəʊ.vɜːt/  us   /ˈkoʊ.vɝːt/

covertnoun [C]

uk   /ˈkʌv.ət/  us   /-ɚt/
a ​group of ​bushes and ​smalltreesgrowingclose together in which ​animals can ​hide, ​especially from ​people or other ​animalshunting them
(Definition of covert from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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covertadjective

 us   /ˈkoʊ·vərt, koʊˈvɜrt/
hidden or ​secret: covert ​militaryoperations
(Definition of covert from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “covert”
in Spanish Encubierto…
in Vietnamese bí mật…
in Malaysian terselindung…
in Thai ที่เป็นความลับ…
in Chinese (Simplified) 隐蔽的, 隐秘的, 秘密的…
in Turkish gizli, saklı…
in Russian тайный…
in Indonesian tersembunyi…
in Chinese (Traditional) 隱蔽的, 隱秘的, 秘密的…
in Polish tajny…
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