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Noun
The quality of being particularly good or worthy, especially so as to deserve praise or reward
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“A fair process for appointing candidates on merit must be at the heart of the new system, based on advice from the Equal Opportunities Commission.”
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A good feature or point
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“The film has merits and features material that is undeniably endearing.”
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Importance or reputation gained by ability or achievement
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The reason for which something or someone is used or suited for
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Public acknowledgment, praise or appreciation for one's action or idea
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A thing of value given to recognize a particular deed
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Impressive stylishness in appearance or behavior
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An award or accolade bestowed to a victor or champion
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A moral or legal entitlement to have or do something
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Positive outcome from the achievement of one's goals
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Verb
Be entitled to
“However, the shortage and hence high price of particular skills can often be significant enough to merit the attention of a strategic assessment.”
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