mercenary mercenary  /ˈmɜr sə ˌnɛ ri/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) a person hired to fight for another country than their own
  2. (adj) marked by materialism
  3. (adj) serving for wages in a foreign army
  4. (adj) profit oriented

Usage(s):

  • The mercenary attitude of the directors of the company left the company with a plummeting share value and bankrupt.

News

  1. Mercenary Kings On The Move To PS4

    We're really excited to tell you guys about the game we're currently working on over at Tribute Games . Mercenary Kings , coming to PS4 , is a 4-player co-op run and gun shooter with a compelling crafting system. Team up with up to 3 friends to take on an evil organization named CLAW.
    on June 11, 2013     Source: PlayStation Blog

  2. Mercenary Kings coming to PS4

    Sony VP of third party games Adam Boyes announced that Tribute Games' run-and-gun action game Mercenary Kings will be heading to PlayStation 4. The game joins a handful of other indie titles that were confirmed for PS4, though no release date was given for it. Mercenary Kings coming to PS4 originally appeared on Joystiq on Mon, 10 Jun 2013 22:08:00 EST. Please see our terms for use of feeds ...
    on June 11, 2013     Source: Joystiq

  3. Killzone: Mercenary multiplayer stages a three-pronged attack

    Killzone: Mercenary , the series' first installment on Vita, has a multiplayer component for up to eight players, with six maps and three modes: Mercenary Warfare, Guerilla Warfare and Warzone. Mercenary Warfare is a free-for-all race to earn the most Vektan Dollars before time runs out, and Guerilla Warfare is team deathmatch. Warzone is a five-mission team mode with different objectives in ...
    on June 7, 2013     Source: Joystiq

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Quotes

  1. "I was going to do it. I said I'd never talk about this, but I feel that with Rocky Balboa, that character came complete circle. He went home. But for Rambo to go on another adventure might be, I think, misinterpreted as a mercenary gesture and not...
    on May 5, 2010 By: Sylvester Stallone Source: Times of India

  2. "Countries torn apart by conflict pay a huge toll in their capacity to govern," the agency's international chairman Huguette Labelle said in a statement. "With public institutions crippled or non-existent, mercenary individuals help...
    on Sep 26, 2007 By: Huguette Labelle Source: USA Today

  3. Rep. Elijah Cummings, D-Md., said the wide use of security contractors may have "created a shadow military of mercenary forces that are not accountable to the United States government or to anyone else. Blackwater appears to have fostered a culture...
    on Oct 1, 2007 By: Elijah Cummings Source: USA Today

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