honour noun (RESPECT)
a man of honour 品德高尚的人
in honour of sb/sth
be/feel honour bound to do sth also be/feel honour-bound to do sth
do sb the honour of doing sth formal
Your/His/Her Honour formal
- It's an honour to have you here today, Mr President.
- Great honour attaches to winning this award.
- The party was held in honour of Vivienne Westwood, that doyenne of British fashion.
- It's an honour to meet you Sir.
- He felt that his honour was at stake.
honour noun (REWARD)
- He graduated with a second-class honours degree in physics.
- Tom has just graduated with first-class honours in psychology.
- Adrian has a joint honours ( double honours) degree in English and philosophy.
- The Colonel was buried with full military honours.
- Full military honours and a 21-gun salute marked his funeral.
honourverb [ T ]UK US honor uk /ˈɒn.ər/ us /ˈɑː.nɚ/
honour verb [ T ] (RESPECT)
He was honoured for his bravery. 他因表現英勇而受到表彰。
I would be honoured to meet him. 要是能見到他，我會感到無比榮幸。
- Children need to be taught to honour other people's opinions.
- The treaty honours the rights of both nations.
- The press nowadays seems incapable of honouring anyone's privacy.
- There actually is a rule about not blocking the front entrance, but no one honours it.
- The fund was set up to honour the memory of Joe's grandmother, a tireless social campaigner.