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Translation of "merit" - English-Spanish dictionary

merit

verb   /ˈmer·ɪt/ formal
to be important enough to get attention or punishment merecer Her crimes were serious enough to merit a prison sentence.
noun   /ˈmer·ɪt/ formal
good qualities that deserve praise mérito His ideas have merit. We debated the merits of using tablet computers in the classroom. Every application has to be judged on its own merits (= judged by considering the qualities of each).
(Definition of merit from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

merit

noun /ˈmerit/
the quality of worth, excellence or praiseworthiness mérito, merecimiento He reached his present position through merit.
a good point or quality mérito His speech at least had the merit of being short.
meritorious /-ˈtoː-/ adjective
(formal) deserving reward or praise meritorio a meritorious performance.
(Definition of merit from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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