mercenary


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Synonyms for mercenary

Synonyms for mercenary

ruthlessly seeking personal advantage

a freelance fighter

Synonyms for mercenary

a person hired to fight for another country than their own

marked by materialism

serving for wages in a foreign army

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profit oriented

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While she does not offer a ringing endorsement of the mercenary trade, she does regard the norm as "puritanical," as this point of view may be compelling the international community to disregard certain advantages that only mercenary services may offer.
The traditional view of a 'mercenary' was that the person fought for personal gain rather than loyalty, and was often not a subject of the ruler employing him.
These same concerns also gave rise to a very adverse treatment of the concept 'mercenary' in Protocol 1 (1977) to the Geneva Conventions of 1949.
The Sienesi had experienced six plagues between 1348 and 1389, fourteen years of famine between 1348 and 1393, and 37 mercenary raids between 1342 and 1399.
He added that the army killed a mercenary while trying to infiltrate to monitor sites of army in Kadha area.
He affirmed that a mercenary was gunned down, he said, adding that groups of mercenaries were ambushed in Mourabaa Al-Hammad.
The mercenary commander Najy Hassan al-Qasma, Chief of the so-called Taibat Ism operation and three of his bodyguards were killed, when the army ambushed them in Ajasher, off Najran, he said.
In Jizan, a Saudi soldier was killed in Faridhah while another mercenary Sudanese soldier was killed in Hathyrah site, he said, adding that nine mercenaries were gunned down off Qais mount.
He affirmed that a mercenary Sudanese soldier was snipped in Midi desert.
The official affirmed the killing of mercenary commander Nabeel al-Mashriqy, who is one of commanders of the so-called fourth brigade, belonging to the coalition, along with two others in Hasha front, Dhalea province.
In Jawf, Khab wa ash Sha'af district, dozens of the mercenaries were killed and injured during foiled their infiltration in Astar, while a mercenary was captivate.
A mercenary was killed and four others were injured in operations in Hawl area, Nehm front.
A mercenary was killed in snipping operation launched in Raqabat Marash.
25 (Saba) - The army, supported by popular forces, over the last hours inflicted on the mercenary of US-backed saudi-led aggression coalition heavy losses during several attacks launched on the enemy's sites in various fronts, a military official told Saba.
Brigadier Sarie said that the heroes of the army and the popular forces carried out an incursion into the mercenary sites in Wazaia junction in Taiz and five quality operations targeted the sites, gatherings and movements of mercenaries in the desert of Al-Ajashar in Boka, in Al-Jahliliyah in Taiz and Rasheh and in Boka in Saada and in Al-Khalifin in Jawf.
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