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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: Mercenary (0.00757 detik)
Found 2 items, similar to Mercenary.
English → English (WordNet) Definition: mercenary mercenary adj 1: marked by materialism [syn: materialistic, worldly-minded] 2: used of soldiers hired by a foreign army [syn: mercenary(a), freelance(a)] 3: profit oriented; “a commercial book”; “preached a mercantile and militant patriotism”- John Buchan; “a mercenary enterprise”; “a moneymaking business” [syn: mercantile, moneymaking(a)] n : a person hired to fight for another country than their own [syn: soldier of fortune]
English → English (gcide) Definition: Mercenary Mercenary \Mer"ce*na*ry\, a. [OE. mercenarie, F. mercenaire, fr. L. mercenarius, fr. merces wages, reward. See Mercy.] 1. Acting for reward; serving for pay; paid; hired; hireling; venal; as, mercenary soldiers. [1913 Webster] 2. Hence: Moved primarily by considerations of pay or profit; greedy of gain; sordid; selfish. --Shak. [1913 Webster] For God forbid I should my papers blot With mercenary lines, with servile pen. --Daniel. [1913 Webster] Syn: See Venal. [1913 Webster] Mercenary \Mer"ce*na*ry\, n.; pl. Mercenaries. One who is hired; a hireling; especially, a soldier hired into foreign service. --Milman. [1913 Webster]


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