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English definition of “honorable”

honorable

adjective (Cdn Br honourable)  /ˈɑn·ər·ə·bəl/ us  

honorable adjective (HONEST/FAIR)

honest and fair: The neighbors are decent, honorable people.

honorable adjective (DESERVING REWARD)

deserving public praise or reward: honorable deeds An honorable discharge from the armed forces is a release from your duties with praise from those in authority.
(Definition of honorable from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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