Translation of merit in Spanish:
- 1 1.1 uncountable (excellence) a man of merita work of artistic meritun hombre de méritohe was chosen purely on merituna obra de mérito artístico(before noun) merit systemlo eligieron exclusivamente por sus méritos(sistema de ascensos por méritos)Example sentences1.2 countable (praiseworthy quality) See examples: each case is judged on its (own) merits
the plan was accepted on its financial meritsse juzga cada caso individualmente or por separadoeach option has its merits and its demeritsse aceptó el plan por sus ventajas económicasthere is no o isn't any merit in prolonging the disputetodas las opciones tienen sus ventajas y desventajas or sus pros y sus contrasno tiene ningún sentido prolongar el conflicto
- It makes no sense in a world that bases reward on merit alone, but our God operates on a different level.
- A direct result of this tragedy was the Pendleton Act in 1883, which sought to make entry into the service dependent on merit rather than on reward.
- All of this clearly has the appearance of rewards based on political favoritism, rather than rewards based on merit.
- 2(British English) (Sch, Univ)to pass with merit≈ mención (feminine) especialaprobar con mención especialExample sentences
- University admissions requirements will vary from institution to institution, but are likely to expect either a merit or a distinction grade.
- I am pretty confident that I have passed all my assignments with high enough marks to proceed to the dissertation, with a few recent assignments scoring merits or distinctions.
- Technical merit scores dipped as low as 5.2 to reflect the lack of jump content.
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