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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.
Translations of “deserve”
in Korean -할만 하다…
in Arabic يَسْتَحِق…
in French mériter…
in Italian meritare, meritarsi…
in Chinese (Traditional) 值得, 應得…
in Russian заслуживать…
in Turkish haketmek, layık olmak…
in Polish zasługiwać na…
in Portuguese merecer…
in German verdienen…
in Catalan merèixer…
in Japanese ~する価値がある, ~の報いを受けて当然だ…
in Chinese (Simplified) 值得, 应得…
(Definition of deserve from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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