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mercenary

mercenary - Dictionary definition and meaning for word mercenary

Definition
(noun) a person hired to fight for another country than their own
Synonyms : soldier of fortune

Definition
(adj) marked by materialism
Definition
(adj) serving for wages in a foreign army
Synonyms : free-lance , freelance
Example Sentence
  • mercenary killers

Definition
(adj) profit oriented
Synonyms : mercantile , moneymaking
Example Sentence
  • a commercial book
  • preached a mercantile and militant patriotism
  • a mercenary enterprise
  • a moneymaking business

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for mercenary

merce - mercy + na - no; no mercy.He can kill anybody for money or gain
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by ksameer_coep

MERCENARY -> MERCHANT is related with money making person and mercenary is the person who do only for money
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by dshefman

mark henry(wresler) is from kenya but fight in USA to make money
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by gaurav singh

dont show any MERCY to this NARI ,as she is a prostitute, a girl MOTIVATED SOLELY BY MONEY..................;)
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by verbal800

mercenary (merce - mercy + na - no; no mercy) = Judge should now show mercy to someone who killed his father just for money.
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by mon_m

My scenery is soo much beautiful thrfr it is profit oriented....
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by Sahil1722

MERC-enary...gotta be motivated solely by money to buy a merc!
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by salil

mera motive sirf money money
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by jj

mere(mer) + se(ce) + nary(female in hindi)............mere se naary par koi dhyan nahi hai.....mujhe to CENT(money) par dhyan rakhna hai
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by simranjeet

mercenary = merce(mercy) + na (not) + ry(to friend); no mercy is there so america hire force from france tofight agaist Iraq.
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by shaktipada

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