What is overt?

  • (adj): Open and observable; not secret or hidden.
    Example: "An overt lie"; "overt hostility"; "overt intelligence gathering"
    Synonyms: open

Some articles on overt:

Conspiracy (crime) - United States
... the Government need not prove the commission of any overt acts in furtherance of those narcotics conspiracies prohibited by 21 U.S.C ... The Shabani case illustrates that it is a matter of legislative prerogative whether to require an overt step, or not to require an overt step in any conspiracy statute ... The court compares the need to prove an overt step to be criminally liable under the conspiracy provision of the Organized Crime Control Act of 1970, while there is no such ...
Linguistic Rights - Theoretical Discussion - Overt Vs. Covert
... For example, Indian laws are overt in promoting language rights, whereas the English Language Amendments to the USA Constitution are overt prohibition ...
Menstruation - Evolution
... much of the lining is lost through bleeding (overt menstruation) rather than reabsorbed (covert menstruation) ... Many have questioned the evolution of overt menstruation in humans and related species, speculating on what advantage there could be to losing blood associated with dismantling the endometrium rather than ... Strassmann asserts that overt menstruation occurs not because it is beneficial in itself ...
Clandestine Cell System - Parallel Organizations
... with sanctuary in North Vietnam, the political organization could not be overt during the Vietnam War ... its political wing, Sinn Féin, became increasingly overt, and then a full participant in politics ... Hamas and Hezbollah also have variants of overt political/social service and covert military wings ...
Clandestine Cell System - External Support
... French Resistance), or a safe haven for overt activities (e.g ... External support need not be overt ... As the latter conflict escalated, the US participation became overt ...