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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 overt /oˈvɝt, ˈo(ˌ)vɚ/

From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Medical Dictionary 英漢醫學字典

 overt /oˈvɝt, ˈoˌvɝt , ˈovɝt/ 形容詞

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 o·vert a.
 1. Open to view; public; apparent; manifest.  Opposite of hidden.
    Overt and apparent virtues bring forth praise.   --Bacon.
 2. Law Not covert; open; public; manifest; as, an overt act of treason.
    No person shall be convicted of treason unless on the testimony of two witnesses to the same overt act, or on confession in open court.
 Note:In criminal law, an overt act is an open act done in pursuance and manifestation of a criminal design; the mere design or intent not being punishable without such act.  In English law, market overt is an open market; a pound overt is an open, uncovered pound.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj : open and observable; not secret or hidden; "an overt lie";
            "overt hostility"; "overt intelligence gathering" [syn:
             open] [ant: covert]