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  1. meritsnoun

    Intrinsic advantages, as opposed to political or procedural advantages.

    I was the boss's pet project, but was rejected on the merits.

  2. meritsnoun

    Substance, distinguished from form or procedure.

    The merits of the case favored the plaintiffs, but their procedural blunders set them back.

Anagrams for Merits »

  1. ermits

  2. mister

  3. Mister

  4. miters

  5. mitres

  6. remits

  7. smiter

  8. timers

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Merits in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Merits in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Examples of Merits in a Sentence

  1. Joe Galbraith:

    Clemson evaluates every application based upon the academic merits of theindividual anddoes not discriminate against or disadvantage any group of individuals – regardless of religion, race, gender, political affiliation or any other personal belief or identification.

  2. Steve Vladeck:

    Today's dual rulings on the transgender ban allow the controversial policy to go into effect for now, but also allow the appeals to go forward in the lower courts, the government had asked the Justices to take the issue up even before the appeals courts could rule. Even though Supreme Court denied that request, the fact that Supreme Court is allowing the policy to go into effect suggests not only that it will eventually take the case on the merits, but also that five of the Justices believe the government is likely to prevail if and when Supreme Court happens.

  3. Annie Clark:

    Bribery will not work on Senator Senator Collins, extortion will not work on Senator Collins. And anybody who thinks these tactics would work on Senator Collins obviously doesn't know Senator Collins. This crowdedfunded money to pressure Senator Collins is based on a quid pro quo -- you vote the way we want and we will keep more than a million dollars away from your opponent -- vote against us and we give Senator Collins the money. It is basically a bribe. Senator Collins will make up Senator Collins mind based on the merits of the nomination. Threats or other attempts to bully Senator Collins will not play a factor in Senator Collins decision making whatsoever.

  4. Defense Department -RRB- Austin:

    We’re not gonna spend a lot of time debating the merits of this theory or any other theory, we’re gonna stay focused on making sure that we create the right force to defend this country and promote our values.

  5. Scott Gottlieb:

    Wearing a mask, you know, is difficult in the summertime when it's hot and I don't think that the risk merits that, but I do think parents need to make an assessment about the risk of the environment that the child is going to be in.

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