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merit
British English: /ˈmɛrɪt/
American English: /ˈmɛrət/

Translation of merit in French:

noun

  • (of idea, philosophy, plan, behaviour)
    (of person)
    to have merit
    (plan, idea)
    avoir de la valeur
    to judge somebody on their own merits
    juger quelqu'un selon son mérite
    to judge something on its own merits
    juger quelque chose selon ses qualités propres
    (situation, case)
    there's some/little merit in his work
    son œuvre a une certaine valeur/peu de valeur
    there's some/little merit in doing
    il y a du mérite/peu de mérite à faire
    certificate of merit to give due merit to somebody for doing
    reconnaître à quelqu'un le mérite d'avoir fait

transitive verb

  • her bravery merits a reward
    son courage mérite (une) récompense or d'être recompensé

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