merits and demerit

merits and demerit
Общая лексика: достоинства и недостатки

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  • demerit — UK [diːˈmerɪt] / US [dɪˈmerɪt] noun [countable] Word forms demerit : singular demerit plural demerits 1) [usually plural] a fault or other bad quality the merits and demerits of the agreement 2) mainly American a mark or record that shows someone …   English dictionary

  • demerit — de|mer|it [di:ˈmerıt] n 1.) formal a bad quality or feature of something demerit of ▪ The merits and demerits (=the good and bad qualities) of this argument have been explored. 2.) AmE a mark showing that a student has behaved badly at school… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • demerit — [[t]di͟ːme̱rɪt[/t]] demerits N COUNT: usu pl, usu with poss The demerits of something or someone are their faults or disadvantages. [FORMAL] ...editorials and leading articles debating the merits and demerits of the three candidates. Ant: merit …   English dictionary

  • demerit — noun (C) 1 the merits and demerits of formal the good and bad qualities or features of something 2 AmE a mark showing that a student has done something wrong at school …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • demerit — /diˈmɛrət / (say dee meruht), /də / (say duh ) noun 1. a negative quality; fault: *And they spoke of the merits and demerits of various kinds of bait –nino culotta (john o grady), 1962. 2. a mark against a person for misconduct or deficiency.… …  

  • demerit — de|mer|it [ di merıt ] noun count 1. ) AMERICAN a mark or record that shows someone has done something wrong 2. ) usually plural a fault or other bad quality: the merits and demerits of the agreement …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • Demerit — De*mer it, n. [F. d[ e]m[ e]rite demerit (in sense 2), OF. demerite demerit (in sense 1), fr. L. demerere to deserve well, LL., to deserve well or ill; de + merere to deserve. See {De} , and {Merit}.] 1. That which one merits or deserves, either… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Bishop Stopford's Maths and Computing School — Infobox Secondary school name = Bishop Stopford s Maths Computing School native name = motto = animus noster dei gloria established = 1967 type = Voluntary aided [ [http://www.bishopstopfords.enfield.sch.uk/i governors.php School web sit:… …   Wikipedia

  • Merit — • By merit (meritum) in general is understood that property of a good work which entitles the doer to receive a reward from him in whose service the work is done Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Merit     Merit …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • Merit (Catholicism) — Merit (Latin meritum), in general, is understood to be that property of a good work which entitles the doer to receive a reward (prœmium, merces) from him in whose service the work is done. By antonomastic usage, the word has come to designate… …   Wikipedia

  • Predestination — • Those divine decrees which have reference to the supernatural end of rational beings, especially of man Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Predestination     Predestination …   Catholic encyclopedia


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