Spanish translation of 'merit'
⇒ it has the merit of being clear
tiene el mérito de ser claro
⇒ to treat a case on its merits
juzgar un caso según sus propios méritos
⇒ to look or inquire into the merits of sth
estudiar los aspectos positivos de algo
⇒ a work of great merit
un trabajo de mucho mérito,
un trabajo muy meritorio
⇒ this merits further discussion
esto (se) merece mayor discusión
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Example Sentences Including 'merit'
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"The substance of what he is saying is not without merit.AFTER ALL THESE YEARS (2001)
He had gone to work at Harbor Lights for minimum wage, and had received cost-of-living and merit raises since then.NO BODY (2001)
It wasn't until he reached the sea-front that he saw any merit in the place at all.LOHENGRIN (2001)
"The Engineer will arrive should the moment merit ," came the reply.THE HELLBOUND HEART (2001)
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British English: merit NOUN
If something has merit, it has good or worthwhile qualities.
The argument seemed to have considerable merit.
British English: merit VERB
If someone or something merits a particular action or treatment, they deserve it.
He said he had done nothing wrong to merit a criminal investigation.
Translation of merit from the Collins English to Spanish Dictionary