Definition of deserved in English:

deserved

Syllabification: de·served
Pronunciation: /dəˈzərvd
 
/

adjective

  • Rightfully earned because of something done or qualities shown; merited: a deserved standing ovation a deserved victory
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    • Finally he was a deserved winner, and acclaimed by the audience as such.
    • It was a deserved victory, with every player contributing to a determined performance.
    • The applause will be loud and long in deserved praise of a man and his family who have done so much for Scottish boxing.

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