Definition of 'merit'
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Example sentences containing 'merit'
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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)
"The substance of what he is saying is not without merit. AFTER ALL THESE YEARS (2001)
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Translations for 'merit'
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.
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