merit - definición en el diccionario inglés británico y tesauro - Cambridge Dictionaries Online

Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

El diccionario y el tesauro de inglés online más consultados por estudiantes de inglés.

Definición de “merit” en inglés

See all translations

merit

noun [C or U] uk   us   /ˈmer.ɪt/
C1 formal the quality of being good and deserving praise: an entertaining film with little artistic merit Her ideas have merit. Brierley's book has the merit of being both informative and readable.the merits of sth the advantages something has compared to something else: We discussed the merits of herbal tea.on your (own) merits according to the qualities you have or have shown, without considering any other information or comparing you to someone else: The committee will consider/judge each applicant on his or her own merits.

merit

verb [T] uk   us   /ˈmer.ɪt/ formal
C2 If something merits a particular treatment, it deserves or is considered important enough to be treated in that way: This plan merits careful attention. The accident merited only a small paragraph in the local paper.
(Definition of merit from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Más sobre la pronunciación de merit
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

Definiciones de “merit” en otros diccionarios

Palabra del día

air force

the part of a country's military forces that uses aircraft and fights in the air

Palabra del día

Go ahead! (Phrasal verbs with ‘go’)

by Kate Woodford,
May 06, 2015
​​​ Every few weeks, we focus on phrasal verbs that are formed with a particular verb. This week, we’re looking at phrasal verbs that start with the verb ‘go’. As ever, we present a range of the most useful and common phrasal verbs. Some of the most common ‘go’ phrasal verbs are easy

Aprende más 

Evel abbreviation

May 04, 2015
English votes for English laws; the idea that only English (as opposed to Scottish, Welsh or Irish) MPs should be allowed to vote for laws that affect only England Yet these are the two principal constitutional proposals that have come from the Conservative party in its kneejerk response to Ukip’s English nationalism and

Aprende más