Covert (adjective)

  1. Not openly acknowledged or displayed; hidden or disguised.
  2. Done in secret or without the knowledge of others.
  3. Not open or public.


The word covert comes from the old french word "covrir" which means "to cover" and it first appeared in the english language in the 14th century.


  1. The operation was conducted on a covert basis.
  2. He had a covert agenda and worked behind the scenes to achieve it.
  3. The company had a covert program to spy on its competitors.
  4. The government had a covert plan to infiltrate the terrorist group.
  5. The organization was involved in covert activities.
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