overt Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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"overt" in British English

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overtadjective

uk   /əʊˈvɜːt/  us   /oʊˈvɝːt/
done or ​shownpublicly or in an ​obvious way and not ​secret: overt ​criticism overt ​racism He ​shows no overt ​signs of his ​unhappiness.
overtly
adverb uk   us   /-li/
It was an overtly ​sexualadvertisingcampaign.
(Definition of overt from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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overtadjective [not gradable]

 us   /oʊˈvɜrt/
done or ​shownobviously or ​publicly; not ​hidden or ​secret: There are no overt ​signs of ​damage.
overtly
adverb [not gradable]  us   /oʊˈvɜrt·li/
He ​refrained from overtly ​criticizing his ​opponent.
(Definition of overt from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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