covert
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covert(
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vuhrt
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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (hidden)
a. encubierto
La operación encubierta para liberar a los prisioneros fue un éxito.The covert operation to free the prisoners was a success.
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.
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covert
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (general)
a. encubierto(a)
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covert [ˈkʌvət]
adjective
(gen) secreto; encubierto; [+glance] furtivo; disimulado;
noun
soto (m); matorral (m)
modifier
covert attack (n) ataque (m) por sorpresa
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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