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See also: mèrits
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- plural of
- Intrinsic advantages, as opposed to political or procedural advantages.
- I was the boss's pet project, but was rejected on the merits.
- (law) Substance, distinguished from form or procedure.
- The merits of the case favored the plaintiffs, but their procedural blunders set them back.
- third-person singular simple present indicative form of merit