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stealthnoun [U]

uk   us   /stelθ/
movement that is ​quiet and ​careful in ​order not to be ​seen or ​heard, or ​secretaction: These ​thievesoperate withterrifying stealth - they can ​easilysteal from the ​pockets of ​unsuspectingtravellers. It would ​seem that some ​politicians would ​prefer to usefinancial stealth ​rather than ​legislation to ​producechange. The ​weapons had been ​acquired by stealth.
stealthy
adjective uk   us   /ˈstel.θi/
stealthy ​footsteps
stealthily
adverb uk   us   /ˈstel.θɪ.li/
(Definition of stealth from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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stealthnoun [U]

 us   /stelθ/
movement that is ​quiet and ​careful in ​order to ​avoidnotice, or ​secret or ​indirectaction
stealthily
adverb  us   /ˈstel·θə·li/
stealthy
adjective  us   /ˈstel·θi/
a stealthy ​burglar
(Definition of stealth from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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