HyperDic: mercenary

English > 4 senses of the word mercenary:
NOUNperson mercenary, soldier of fortunea person hired to fight for another country than their own
ADJECTIVEallmercenary, materialistic, worldly-mindedmarked by materialism
allmercenary, free-lance, freelanceserving for wages in a foreign army
allmercenary, mercantile, moneymakingprofit oriented
mercenary > pronunciation
Soundsmer'sahneh.riy
Rhymesaccusatory ... zealotry: 432 rhymes with riy...
English > mercenary: 4 senses > adjective 1
Meaningmarked by materialism.
Synonymsmaterialistic, worldly-minded
Broaderworldly, secular, temporalcharacteristic of or devoted to the temporal world as opposed to the spiritual world
Spanishmaterialista, mercenario
Catalanmaterialista
English > mercenary: 4 senses > adjective 2
MeaningServing for wages in a foreign army.
Example"mercenary killers"
Synonymsfree-lance, freelance
Broaderpaidmarked by the reception of pay
Spanishmercenario
Nounsmercenarya person hired to fight for another country than their own
English > mercenary: 4 senses > adjective 3
MeaningProfit oriented.
Example "a mercenary enterprise"
Synonymsmercantile, moneymaking
BroadercommercialConnected with or engaged in or sponsored by or used in commerce or commercial ... / commercial enterprises
Spanishlucrativo
Catalanlucratiu
English > mercenary: 4 senses > noun 1, person
MeaningA person hired to fight for another country than their own.
Synonymsoldier of fortune
NarrowerninjaA member of the ninja who were trained in martial arts and hired for espionage or sabotage or assassinations
Broaderadventurer, venturerA person who enjoys / enjoys / enjoys taking risks
Spanishmercenario, soldado de fortuna
Catalanmercenari, soldat de fortuna
Adjectivesmercenaryserving for wages in a foreign army

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