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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - The quality of being inadequate or falling short of perfection; A mark against a person for misconduct or failure.

Usage examples (38)
  • Inspections of food premises are conducted regularly and demerit points are assigned for all requirements violated.
  • Noun : If you receive four demerits during a term, you will be expelled from school
  • LOTHIAN: Ayers doesn't think their casual connection should be a-- quote -- "demerit" on Obama's record.
  • Details - such as demerit points and fines - are being worked out. for more
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