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Chinese (Simplified) translation of “honour”

honour

noun (RESPECT)
尊敬
UK (US honor)
 
 
/ˈɒn.ər/ US  /ˈɑː.nɚ/
[U] a quality that combines respect, being proud, and honesty
名誉,荣誉;高尚品德
a man of honour
品德高尚的人
We fought for the honour of our country.
我们为我们国家的荣誉而战。
Morality and rules of behaviour
in honour of sb/sth in order to celebrate or show great respect for someone or something
为了庆祝…;为表示对…的尊敬
a banquet in honour of the president
为总统举行的宴会
Showing respect and admiration
be/feel honour bound to do sth to feel you must do something because it is morally right, even if you do not want to do it
觉得在道义上应该做
I felt honour bound to tell him the truth.
我觉得应该告诉他事实真相。
Morality and rules of behaviour
do sb the honour of doing sth formal to make someone proud and happy by doing or being something
做…使(某人)感到特别荣幸;做…给(某人)带来荣誉;赏光做…
Would you do me the honour of accompanying me to the New Year Ball?
你愿不愿意赏光陪我去参加新年舞会?
Polite expressions
Your Honour formal the way to address a judge
法官阁下
Judges and juries
(Definition of honour noun (RESPECT) from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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