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deserving

adjective uk   /dɪˈzɜː.vɪŋ/  us   /-ˈzɝː-/
If people or things are deserving, they should be helped because they have good qualities: a deserving cause/charitybe deserving of sth formal to deserve to get something: His efforts are certainly deserving of praise.
Translations of “deserving”
in Korean 받을만한 자격이 있는…
in Arabic مُستَحِقّ…
in Portuguese digno, merecedor…
in Catalan digne…
in Japanese 援助に値する…
in Italian meritevole…
in Chinese (Traditional) 值得支持的,值得幫助的…
in Russian достойный…
in Turkish hakeden, hakedilen, hakedilmiş…
in Chinese (Simplified) 值得支持的,值得帮助的…
in Polish zasługujący, słuszny…
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