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  1. mercenary

    • IPA[ˈməːsɪn(ə)ri]

    英式

    • adj.
      primarily concerned with making money at the expense of ethics
    • n.
      a professional soldier hired to serve in a foreign army;a person primarily motivated by personal gain
    • noun: mercenary, plural noun: mercenaries

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    名詞

    • 1. a professional soldier hired to serve in a foreign army he had planned to seize power with the aid of a group of mercenaries
    • a person primarily motivated by personal gain cricket's most infamous mercenary
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    • IPA[ˈmərsəˌnerē]

    美式

    • adj.
      (of a person or their behavior) primarily concerned with making money at the expense of ethics: she's nothing but a mercenary little gold digger
    • n.
      a professional soldier hired to serve in a foreign army: he had planned to seize power with the aid of a group of mercenaries

    Oxford American Dictionary