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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. House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi:

    Senator Corker's legislation undermines these international negotiations and represents in unnecessary hurdle to achieving a strong, final agreement, in the weeks ahead, we must give this diplomatic framework room to succeed so that we can judge a June 30th agreement on its merits.

  2. Lucius Annaeus Seneca:

    He who boasts of his ancestry praises the merits of another.

  3. Richard Jordan:

    Grace is not against good works It simply does not bless on the basis of good works. We receive blessing from God based solely on the merits of His Son--blessings freely given to us in Christ and nowhere else. The completeness that is in Christ mean deliverance from trying to 'be good' and 'do right' in order to be accepted by God.

  4. Ben Cardin:

    It is not a vote on the merits of the agreement. We don't know what's in that agreement until we see it in June.

  5. W. Somerset Maugham:

    We know our friends by their defects rather than by their merits.

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    the transparent covering of an aircraft cockpit
    • A. canopy
    • B. sheath
    • C. ignominy
    • D. ternion

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