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English definition of “honourable”

honourable

adjective UK (US honorable)     /ˈɒn.ər.ə.bl̩/ US  /ˈɑː.nɚ-/
honest and fair, or deserving praise and respect: an honourable personHonesty, openness and sincerityReputation honourably (US honorably)     /-ə.bli/ adverb They acted honourably and returned the wallet.Honesty, openness and sincerityReputation
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