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noun merit pronunciation in British English /ˈmerɪt/
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    [countable] [usually plural] an advantage or good quality that someone or something has
    I can see very little merit in this approach.
    merit of: Viktor and Katya were arguing the merits of independence as I sat down.
    Attention to detail is one of the great merits of the book.
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      [uncountable] the good qualities of someone or something that make you admire them or think they are important or valuable
      He’s not a great writer, though his work does have some literary merit.
      The argument isn’t without merit.
      be of merit: Their ideas are of some merit but there are better ways.
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the buying and selling of human organs

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