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Spanish translation of “deserve”

deserve

verb /diˈzəːv/
to have earned as a right by one’s actions; to be worthy of
merecer
He deserves recognition of his achievements.
deserving adjective (opposite undeserving) worthy or suitable (to be given charity etc)
meritorio
I only give money to deserving causes.
(with of) worthy of
merecedor, digno de
He is deserving of better treatment than this.
(Definition of deserve from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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