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mercy

noun [U]
 
 
/ˈmɜːsi/
kindness that makes you forgive someone, usually someone that you have authority over: The prisoners pleaded for mercy. The judge showed no mercy.Kind and thoughtfulGenerous and charitableCharity organizations
Translations of “mercy”
in Korean 자비…
in Arabic رَحْمة…
in French pitié, chance…
in Turkish merhamet, insaf, acıma…
in Italian pietà, misericordia…
in Chinese (Traditional) 事件/情況, 恩惠, 解脫…
in Russian милосердие…
in Polish litość…
in Spanish compasión, clemencia, suerte…
in Portuguese piedade, clemência…
in German die Gnade, das Glück…
in Catalan compassió, misericòrdia…
in Japanese 慈悲…
in Chinese (Simplified) 事件/情况, 恩惠, 解脱…
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