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Covert 1100 Words You Need Week 22 Day 1

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Covert 1100 Words You Need

Covert 1100 Words You Need

/ˈkəʊ.vɜːt/ (adj & noun)

Adjective: secret, surreptitious, underground, clandestine, stealthy, hidden, concealed, furtive, veiled, undercover, hush-hush

Noun: undergrowth providing cover, shelter or hiding place

Born out of the ashes of World War II, the covert action arm of the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) was created to counter the challenge posed by the Soviet Union and its allies and bolster American interests worldwide. Drawing on a wide range of activities that included propaganda, psychological warfare, political and economic operations and paramilitary action, the CIA aided wider American containment policy through the deployment of ‘democracy-propping’ operations in Western Europe. It took action to prevent developing countries that were allied to neither superpower from succumbing to Russian control and it engaged in rollback campaigns designed to weaken Moscow’s hold over its Eastern European satellites. An eclectic and well-resourced organisation, the agency also provided a substitute for overt military action when the need arose and afforded essential backup when the Cold War turned hot in Korea and Vietnam.

Source: https://www.bloomsbury.com/

Antonyms: overt, open

Adverb: covertly

Noun: covertness

Farsi: مخفى ، پنهانى ، سرى ، مخفيانه ، نهان ، راز، پناهگاه ، پوشيده ، پوشپر

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