mercenarily
adverb see mercenary II

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Mercenarily — Mer ce*na ri*ly, adv. In a mercenary manner. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • mercenarily — See mercenary. * * * …   Universalium

  • mercenarily — adverb In a mercenary way, for selfish reason of profit or gain …   Wiktionary

  • mercenarily — mÉœrsÉ™nerɪlɪ / mɜːsnrɪ adv. like a mercenary, like one who works solely for money …   English contemporary dictionary

  • mercenarily — mer·ce·nar·i·ly …   English syllables

  • mercenarily — |mərsən|erəlē, |mə̄s , |məis , li adverb : in a mercenary manner …   Useful english dictionary

  • mercenary — mercenarily /merr seuh nair euh lee, merr seuh ner /, adv. mercenariness, n. /merr seuh ner ee/, adj., n., pl. mercenaries. adj. 1. working or acting merely for money or other reward; venal. 2. hired to serve in a foreign army, guerrilla… …   Universalium

  • Traffic — Traf fic, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Trafficked}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Trafficking}.] [F. trafiquer; cf. It. trafficare, Sp. traficar, trafagar, Pg. traficar, trafegar, trafeguear, LL. traficare; of uncertain origin, perhaps fr. L. trans across, over +… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Trafficked — Traffic Traf fic, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Trafficked}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Trafficking}.] [F. trafiquer; cf. It. trafficare, Sp. traficar, trafagar, Pg. traficar, trafegar, trafeguear, LL. traficare; of uncertain origin, perhaps fr. L. trans across,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Trafficking — Traffic Traf fic, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Trafficked}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Trafficking}.] [F. trafiquer; cf. It. trafficare, Sp. traficar, trafagar, Pg. traficar, trafegar, trafeguear, LL. traficare; of uncertain origin, perhaps fr. L. trans across,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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