OVERT ACT, 1. an overt act is not just injuring someone or something; an overt act is an act of omission or commission which does the least good for the least number of dynamics or the most harm to the greatest number of dynamics. (HCO PL 1 Nov 70 III) 2. an intentionally committed harmful act committed in an effort to resolve a problem. (SH Spec 44, 6410C27) 3. that thing which you do which you aren’t willing to have happen to you. (1 SH ACC 10, 6009C14)
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