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Synonyms for demerit

a mark against a person for misconduct or failure

the quality of being inadequate or falling short of perfection


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American defender DeMerit said: "People do look for blame and I have to take that as captain.
WATFORD: Lee 6 - Doyley 6, DeMerit (Mariappa, 9mins, 6), Shittu 6, Stewart 5 - Smith 6, O'Toole 6, Mahon 6 (Williamson, 65mins, 6), Johnson 6 - KING 7, Henderson 6 (Ellington, 72mins).
This means that Rabada has accumulated eight demerit points within a 24-month period, automatically leading to a two-match suspension.
WA Police will also enforce double demerit points from midnight tonight until midnight on Monday (March 5) for the Labour Day long weekend.
The demerit points will remain active for a rolling five-year period and if during this five-year period the Wanderers Stadium reaches the threshold of five demerit points, then it will be suspended from staging any international cricket for 12 months.
Director Francis Almora of the LTO law enforcement service explained that drivers involved in road rage altercations will receive a 10-point demerit that may result to shorter license validity or, in the worst-case scenario, a suspension.
If the 25-year-old receives four or more demerit points within a 24-month period then he faces a suspension.
As Jadeja had received a 50 per cent fine and three demerit points during the Indore Test against New Zealand in October 2016 for violating 2.
Colombo: India spinner Ravindra Jadeja was on Sunday suspended for the third Test against Sri Lanka as his accumulated demerit points reached six within a 24-month period following his latest breach of the ICC Code of Conduct.
The International Cricket Council confirmed Rabada's punishment, which will also include a fine of 15% of his match fee and has resulted in a ban because he has reached four demerit points in a 24-month period.
For the GST to truly reform India's complicated tax system and eventually increase the GDP growth rate by 1-2% (as argued by the finance minister and many economists), the government should initially implement a two-rate structure with a demerit rate, and strive for a single rate in the long-term.
But, obviously the RNR cannot be applied to all goods and services as some are merit goods and some are demerit goods.
And demerit points can be placed on a license for any driver found driving more than 16km/h over the speed limit.
Summary: AL AIN -- The Traffic Section of Al Ain Police has suspended 62 driving licences where holders have crossed the maximum number of demerit black points in November.
And it took an extra-time winner from Sunderland's new pounds 13million striker Asamoah Gyan to puncture the American dream in South Africa, leaving Jay DeMerit to thank his lucky Stars and Stripes for a journey which began at non-League Northwood six years ago.