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demerit

US and Canadian a mark given against a person for failure or misconduct, esp in schools or the armed forces
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Negatively, at least, I may be allowed to say, that had I been sensible of any great demerit in the work, you are the last person to whose protection I would have ventured to recommend it.
Deane had succeeded by his own merit, and that what he had to say to young men in general was, that if they didn't succeed too it was because of their own demerit.
And at the thought, a pang of regret for his demerit seized him; he remembered the things that were good and that he had neglected, and the things that were evil and that he had loved; and it was with a prayer upon his lips that he mounted the steps and thrust the key into the key-hole.
He claimed the government had evaluated merits and demerits.
In Alberta, failure to stop at a stop sign results in a $388 fine and three demerits.
Mehmood Shafqat, a representative of State Bank of Pakistan said children should be taught about demerits of interest right from school level and demerits of interests should be included in curricula.
Once the ATM cards are not present during the inspection, it will reflect on the records of the policemen that would fall under demerits or derogatory records.
The movers of these adjournment motions have demanded of speaker national assembly Dr Fahmida Mirza to seek opinion of the legislators about merits and demerits of local bodies system before taking any decision about its future.
Tardy to class, 3 demerits; not having your homework, 5 demerits; not wearing the proper attire, 3 demerits; swearing (depending on the choice word or phrase), 5 to 7 demerits; teasing classmates, 2 demerits; pranks, 7 to 15 demerits (depending if they were meant to hurt someone or not); and cheating, 10 to 50 demerits.
Whatever his demerits, he is the only candidate who has the ability to inspire.
He deserves demerits for failing to provide the tools for others to do the job: the new powerless Commons Committee facing stonewalling civil servants has become a farce, while a judicial inquiry with teeth is not due to start until months from now.
His early years at West Point are noted in Academy records, which showed a number of his demerits and inattention to things military.