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English definition of “honor”

honor

noun [U] (RESPECT) (Cdn Br honour)    /ˈɑn·ər/
great respect for someone, or the feeling of pride and pleasure resulting when respect is shown to you: It is an honor to meet you. The dinner is in honor of (= to show respect for) a colleague who is leaving . Your/His/Her Honor Your /His/Her Honor is a title of respect for a judge or mayor (= elected official ).
(Definition of honor noun (RESPECT) from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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