mercenary

[n] - a person hired to fight for another country than their own
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mercenary

Soldier hired by the army of another country or by a private army. Mercenary military service originated in the 14th century, when cash payment on a regular basis was the only means of guaranteeing...
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Mercenary

Mer'ce·na·ry adjective [ Middle English mercenarie , French mercenaire , from Latin mercenarius , from merces wages, reward. See Mercy .] 1. Acting for reward; serving for pay; paid; hired; hireling; venal; as, mercenary soldiers. 2. Hence...
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mercenary

1. Acting for reward; serving for pay; paid; hired; hireling; venal; as, mercenary soldiers. ... 2. Hence: Moved by considerations of pay or profit; greedy of gain; sordid; selfish. 'For God forbid I should my papers blot With mercenary lines, with servile pen.' (Daniel) ... Synonym: See Venal. ... Origin: OE. Mercenarie, F. Mercenaire, fr. L. Merc...
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mercenary

soldier of fortune noun a person hired to fight for another country than their own
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mercenary

moneymaking(a) adjective profit oriented; `a commercial book`; `preached a mercantile and militant patriotism`- John Buchan; `a mercenary enterprise`; `a moneymaking business`
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Mercenary

• (n.) One who is hired; a hireling; especially, a soldier hired into foreign service. • (a.) Hence: Moved by considerations of pay or profit; greedy of gain; sordid; selfish. • (a.) Acting for reward; serving for pay; paid; hired; hireling; venal; as, mercenary soldiers.
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mercenary

hired professional soldier who fights for any state or nation without regard to political interests or issues. From the earliest days of organized ... [6 related articles]
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mercenary

mercenary 1. Working merely for the sake of monetary or other reward; actuated by considerations of self-interest. 2. Someone who receives payment for his services; chiefly, a professional soldier serving a foreign power.
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Mercenary

A mercenary is a soldier hired by the army of another country or by a private army. Mercenary military service originated in the 14th century, when cash payment on a regular basis was the only means of guaranteeing soldiers' loyalty.
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mercenary

Soldier hired by the army of another country or by a private army. Mercenary military service originated in the 14th century, when cash payment on a regular basis was the only means of guaranteeing soldiers' loyalty. In the 20th century mercenaries have been common in wars and guerrilla activity in Asia, Africa, and Latin America. Most famous o...
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Mercenary

Swords for hire; those who fight or do service for coin.
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Mercenary

[video game] Mercenary is the first in a series of computer games, published on a number of 8-bit and 16-bit platforms from the mid-1980s to the early 1990s, by Novagen Software. The second and third games were known as Damocles and Mercenary III: The Dion Crisis respectively. The games were notable for their smooth vector and polygonal gra...
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Mercenary

A mercenary is a person who takes part in an armed conflict, who is not a national or a party to the conflict and is `motivated to take part in the hostilities by the desire for private gain.` == Laws of war == The Protocol Additional GC 1977 (APGC77) provides the most widely accepted international definition of a mercenary, though not endorsed .....
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mercenary

a person hired to fight for another country than their own
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mercenary

a soldier of fortune
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