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deserved

adjective uk   /dɪˈzɜːvd/  us   /-ˈzɝːvd/
used to refer to something that you earn or are given because of your behaviour or qualities: a well-deserved rest Their victory was richly/thoroughly deserved.
Translations of “deserved”
in Chinese (Traditional) 應得的,應受的…
in Chinese (Simplified) 应得的,应受的…
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