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- n. The condition of being condign; merit or worthiness
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. Merit, acquired by works, which can claim reward on the score of general benevolence.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Merit; desert.
- n. In scholastic theology, specifically, the merit of human actions considered as constituting a ground for a claim of reward.
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