how to pronounce merits


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merits is pronounced in two syllables

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An example use of merits in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… times including to legion of merits five …”

meanings of merits


  1. Intrinsic advantages, as opposed to political or procedural advantages.
  2. Plural of merit.
  3. Substance, distinguished from form or procedure.


  1. Third-person singular simple present indicative form of merit.

merits frequency in english - C1 level of CEFR

the word merits occurs in english on average 6.4 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C1 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics merits can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that merits can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

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