covert

All Adjective Noun
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  • Its further work on Earth will be conducted in a much more covert manner.
  • He is a good shot, too, and the coverts must be shot that week. Cited from Vera Nevill, by Mrs. H. Lovett Cameron
  • The tail coverts show marked male characters, more especially on the left side. Cited from Hormones and Heredity, by J. T. Cunningham
  • Covert channels are not easy to find because these media are so numerous and frequently used.
  • Covert intervention in a foreign election is the most significant form of political action.
  • She had hopes of being sent back to France as a covert agent.
  • Political and Influence covert operations are used to support U.S. foreign policy.
  • The Special forces maintain a unique fleet of vehicles to support their covert operations.
  • The white on the upper tail coverts is difficult to see in the field.
  • However, these activities are now subject to the same oversight as all covert action operations.
  • All have white under- and upper-tail coverts, and several have some extent of white on their heads.
  • But this type of operation involved individual operatives rather than organized covert units.
  • These efforts, since they achieved no positive results, soon died down, and both sides lay silent in their coverts. Cited from The Shadow of the North, by Joseph A. Altsheler
  • Before that he said he participated in covert operations in Latin America.
  • Only a few male feathers appear in the wing coverts of the left side. Cited from Hormones and Heredity, by J. T. Cunningham
  • In flight it shows prominent white wing patches formed by white inner primary coverts.
  • Covert action programs are also much less expensive than overt political or military actions.
  • Shepherd's team is his only responsibility or are there other covert teams he runs.
  • The study found that covert sensitization was effective in all six individual cases.
  • The majority of these covert action operations were successful.
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Meaning of covert

  • noun A flock of coots
  • adjective Secret or hidden; not openly practiced or engaged in or shown or avowed
    covert actions by the CIA, covert funding for the rebels