Translation of "honour" - English-Traditional Chinese dictionary

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UK US honor uk /ˈɒn.ər/ us /ˈɑː.nɚ/

honour noun (RESPECT)

B2 [ U ] a quality that combines respect, being proud, and honesty

a man of honour 品德高尚的人
We fought for the honour of our country. 我們為我們國家的榮譽而戰。
in honour of sb/sth

B2 in order to celebrate or show great respect for someone or something

a banquet in honour of the president 為總統舉行的宴會
be/feel honour bound to do sth also 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

I felt honour bound to tell him the truth. 我覺得應該告訴他事實真相。
do sb the honour of doing sth formal

to make someone proud and happy by doing or being something

Would you do me the honour of accompanying me to the New Year Ball? 你願不願意賞臉陪我去參加新年舞會?
Your/His/Her Honour formal

the way to address or refer to a judge

Yes, Your Honour.
The case was dealt with by Her Honour Judge Kirkham.

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honour noun (REWARD)

[ C ] a reward, prize, or title that publicly expresses admiration or respect

She received an honour for her services to the community. 她因為社區提供服務而獲得表彰。
He was buried with full military honours (= with a special celebration to show respect). 他被安葬時舉行了隆重的軍葬禮。
with honours

If you complete a school or university qualification with honours, you achieve a high standard.


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honourverb [ T ]

UK US honor uk /ˈɒn.ər/ us /ˈɑː.nɚ/

honour verb [ T ] (RESPECT)

C1 to show great respect for someone or something, especially in public

He was honoured for his bravery. 他因表現英勇而受到表彰。
formal We are honoured (= proud and happy) to have you here tonight. 今晚您能光臨我們深感榮幸。
I would be honoured to meet him. 要是能見到他,我會感到無比榮幸。

To honour a promise or agreement is to do what you said you would.

They decided not to honour an existing order for aircraft. 他們決定不兌現已有的飛機訂單。

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honour verb [ T ] (REWARD)

to give someone public praise or a reward

He was honoured with a knighthood. 他被冊封為爵士。

(Translation of “honour” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Traditional) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)