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covert

(kō′vərt, kō-vûrt′, kŭv′ərt)
n.
Zoology One of the small feathers covering the bases of the longer feathers of a bird's wings or tail.

cov′ert·ly adv.
cov′ert·ness n.
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PPP secretary General Senator Farhatullah Babar said that restoration of MMA is a part of plan to covertly exploite Taliban.
New Delhi [India], June 22 ( ANI ): WikiLeaks on Thursday released documents disclosing information about United States' Intelligence service Central Intelligence Agency's (CIA) 'Brutal Kangaroo' programme, which allows it to remotely and covertly gain access to closed computer networks or a single air-gapped device.
The charges arise from allegations he covertly placed a mobile phone into the bedroom of a young girl on two occasions between July 1 and December 15 last year.
Investigating officer PC Robert Brent, said: "Richardson was a career sexual offender and over the course of four years he covertly recorded multiple woman.
But searching covertly for this individual should have lasted for a few days maximum.
Ms Foster also had a jar of jelly babies under her desk she could use to covertly administer medication.
A PERVERT who abused two boys and covertly filmed children as young as two has failed to persuade top judges to overturn a ban on him owning a camera.
The firm s computer forensics services will enable the commission to collect proof from a computer system by covertly examining it and its contents, while moreover keeping intact the integrity of the original data.
Addressing a public gathering in Sariab Mill area on Wednesday, he observed that Baloch nation has been serious challenges for a long time now however warned that establishment has changed its tactics now and some so called political parties have been covertly assigned the task to sow the seeds of conflict and disunity in the province.
Prosecutors also claimed suspects were covertly recorded discussing methods, recruitment, arms acquisition and even their willingness to accept bad publicity for killing a PSNI officer.
Neighbourhood policing teams are providing crime prevention advice, additional patrols and targeting areas identified with mobile CCTV cameras, some of which are covertly sited.
blackmail, covertly abolishing or eroding democracy and national sovereignty" and said one target of its warrants would be the IMF's top official for Greece, Poul Thomsen.