merecimiento

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Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

merecer (to deserve) +‎ -miento

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): (Spain) /meɾeθiˈmjento/, [me.ɾe.θiˈmjẽn̪.t̪o]
  • IPA(key): (Latin America) /meɾesiˈmjento/, [me.ɾe.siˈmjẽn̪.t̪o]

Noun[edit]

merecimiento m (plural merecimientos)

  1. merit, desert (that which is deserved)
    • Los altos cielos que de vuestra divinidad divinamente con las estrellas os fortifican y os hacen merecedora del merecimiento que merece la vuestra grandeza...
      The high heavens, that of your divinity divinely fortify you with the stars, render you deserving of the desert your greatness deserves...

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