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2 entries found for merit.
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Main Entry: 1mer·it
Pronunciation: primarystressmer-schwat
Function: noun
1 : the qualities or actions that determine one's worthiness of reward or punishment <were rewarded according to merit>
2 : a quality worthy of praise : VIRTUE <the merit of honesty>
3 : 2WORTH 2, value <your idea has great merit>
4 : individual significance or justification <the accusation is without merit>
- mer·it·less adjective

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