Learn how to say Mercenary correctly in English with this tutorial pronunciation video.
Oxford dictionary definition of the word mercenary:
primarily concerned with making money at the expense of ethics:
she’s nothing but a mercenary little gold-digger
noun (plural mercenaries)
a professional soldier hired to serve in a foreign army:
he had planned to seize power with the aid of a group of mercenaries
a person primarily motivated by personal gain:
cricket’s most infamous mercenary
late Middle English (as a noun): from Latin mercenarius ‘hireling’, from merces, merced- ‘reward’
Remember that mercenary ends with -ary.
Make the plural of words that end in a consonant plus -y by changing the -y to -ies (as in berry/berries): (mercenaries).