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"Overt" is an adjective which is often translated as "abierto", and "covert" is an adjective which is often translated as "encubierto". Learn more about the difference between "overt" and "covert" below.
overt
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (manifest)
a. abierto
Overt expressions of discrimination have grown less common in our country.Las muestras abiertas de discriminación se han vuelto menos habituales en nuestro país.
b. manifiesto
A large segment of the media has exhibited overt hostility toward the candidate.Un gran segmento de los medios ha mostrado una hostilidad manifiesta hacia el candidato.
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covert
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (hidden)
a. encubierto
The businessman stands accused of being a covert agent.El empresario está acusado de ser un agente encubierto.
b. secreto
The physicist was hidden in a covert military base.El físico estaba escondido en una base militar secreta.
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
2. (thicket)
a. el matorral
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The hunter hid in a covert and waited for a deer to come within range.El cazador se escondió en un matorral y esperó a que se acercara un venado.
3. (general)
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