Definition of 'mercy'
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Mercy killing is also illegal on the battlefield. Times, Sunday Times (2017)What place have mercy and pity in calculation? Times, Sunday Times (2009)This time of rest has been a great mercy. Times, Sunday Times (2015)It was a small mercy that only six riders were forced to abandon. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Judges should have a wide discretion to temper justice with mercy. Times, Sunday Times (2010)The legal position on mercy killing is unambiguous. Times, Sunday Times (2011)Up against all this swagger, their opponents can at least feel thankful for one small mercy. Times, Sunday Times (2011)British mercy flights had airlifted 5,000 Egyptians home by last night. The Sun (2011)It doesn't help anyone, mercy killing. The Sun (2011)
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Translations for 'mercy'
British English: mercy /ˈmɜːsɪ/ NOUN
If someone in authority shows mercy, they choose not to harm or punish someone they have power over.
His life was now at the mercy of a judge.
- American English: mercy
- Arabic: رَحَمَةٌ
- Brazilian Portuguese: piedade
- Chinese: 宽恕
- Croatian: milost
- Czech: slitování
- Danish: nåde
- Dutch: genade
- European Spanish: misericordia
- Finnish: armo
- French: clémence
- German: Erbarmen
- Greek: οίκτος
- Italian: misericordia
- Japanese: 慈悲
- Korean: 자비 은혜
- Norwegian: barmhjertighet
- Polish: litość
- European Portuguese: piedade
- Romanian: milă
- Russian: милосердие
- Spanish: misericordia
- Swedish: nåd
- Thai: ความเมตตา
- Turkish: merhamet
- Ukrainian: милосердя
- Vietnamese: sự khoan dung
Definition of mercy from the Collins English Dictionary
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