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Adjective
/ˈmərsəˌnerē/,
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(of a person or their behavior) Primarily concerned with making money at the expense of ethics,
  1. (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
Noun
  1. A professional soldier hired to serve in a foreign army

  2. A person primarily concerned with material reward at the expense of ethics
    • - the sport's most infamous mercenary

  1. a person hired to fight for another country than their own
  2. materialistic: marked by materialism
  3. mercenary(a): serving for wages in a foreign army; "mercenary killers"
  4. mercantile: profit oriented; "a commercial book"; "preached a mercantile and militant patriotism"- John Buchan; "a mercenary enterprise"; "a moneymaking business"
  5. 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 essentially by the desire for private gain and, in fact, is promised, by or on behalf of a party to the conflict, material compensation ...
  6. Mercenary is an album by the British death metal band Bolt Thrower. It was recorded at Chapel Studios, Lincoln, England, December 1997 to January 1998. The album was produced by Bolt Thrower and Ewan Davis. It was released on Metal Blade Records in 1998.
  7. Mercenary is a metal band from Denmark that was formed in 1991. Although they are usually labelled as a melodic death metal band , they use aspects of power metal in their music, as well as thrash metal in their earlier work.
  8. 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.
  9. The Mercenary (Il mercenario), also known as A Professional Gun, is a 1968 spaghetti western film directed by Sergio Corbucci. The film stars Franco Nero, Jack Palance, Tony Musante and Giovanna Ralli, and features a musical score by Ennio Morricone and Bruno Nicolai. ...
  10. El Mercenario (The Mercenary) is a fantasy comic series by the Catalan-Spanish artist Vicente Segrelles, published starting from 1980. The latest volume was published in 2003.
  11. The Prince is a science fiction compilation by Jerry Pournelle and S.M. Stirling. It is part of the CoDominium future history series. The Prince is a compilation of four previously published novels: Falkenberg's Legion, Prince of Mercenaries, Go Tell The Spartans, and Prince of Sparta. ...
  12. A person employed to fight in an armed conflict who is not a member of the state or military group for which they are fighting and whose prime or sole motivation is private gain; motivated by private gain
  13. (Mercenaries) a professional soldier hired and paid to serve in a foreign army.
  14. (Mercenaries) Professional soldiers and soldiers of fortune who serve the country offering them the highest pay. Also, soldiers who serve a country other than their own for money.
  15. (The Mercenaries) is a minigame in Resident Evil 4. It is unlocked by completing the main game.
  16. (mercenaries) fighters who are not part of a national army but who are paid to fight
  17. Mercenaries are hired blades and individuals that boost your power, available mercenaries are: troops, spies, scouts and engineers. You can have up to 1 mercenary per every 3 regulars trained in that role so if you have 4 regular scouts you can have 1 mercenary scout. ...
  18. (merce·nari·ly) adv.                      merce·nari·ness n.
  19. a soldier who hires himself out for pay to fight in the army of another nation.
  20. soldier who fights for a country other than his or her own country, and for remuneration rather than out of loyalty and patriotism.
  21. Swords for hire; those who fight or do service for coin.
  22. It originally meant soldier of fortune or gun for hire, mercenary behaviour encompasses any action for monetary gain done without scruples, sensitivity, consideration of another or care as to what is damaged, this includes violence and murder. ...
  23. somebody who works or serves only for personal profit. Also, a professional soldier paid to fight for an army other than that of his or her country
  24. This character can move only if it has no legal targets to attack from the space where it starts its move. (However, if it first defeats an enemy with a single attack and cannot then attack any others, it is free to move afterward. ...
  25. soldiers hired into foreign service. For example, the most renowned mercenaries in colonial Asia were those hired by both sides of the momentous military campaigns during China’s Taiping Rebellion (1850-1864).