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Spanish translation of “honour”

honour

noun
respect for truth , honesty etc
honradez
a man of honour.
(the keeping or increasing of) a person’s, country’s etc good reputation
honor
We must fight for the honour of our country .
fame ; glory
gloria
He won honour on the field of battle .
respect
honor
This ceremony is being held in honour of those who died in the war .
something which a person feels to be a reason for pride etc
honor
It is a great honour to be asked to address this meeting .
a title , degree etc given to a person as a mark of respect for his services , work , ability etc
distinción , condecoración
He has received many honours for his research into cancer .
(with capital ) (with His, Your etc) a title of respect used when talking to or about judges , mayors etc
Su Señoría
My client wishes to plead guilty , Your Honour.
honorary adjective (often abbreviated to Hon .in writing) (of an official position ) not having any payment
honorario
the Honorary Secretary of the Darts Association .
given to a person as a mark of respect for his ability etc
honoris causa ; honorífico
an honorary degree .
honourable adjective ( honorable) having, showing , bringing or deserving honour/ honor
honrado ; honorable
an honourable/ honorable man.
honours noun plural ( honors) (sometimes with capital ) (sometimes abbreviated to Hons when written) a degree awarded by universities , colleges etc to students who achieve good results in their final degree examinations , or who carry out specialized study or research ; the course of study leading to the awarding of such a degree
licenciatura de categoría superior
He got First Class Honours in French (also adjective ) an honours degree , (American) an honors course .
ceremony , when given as a mark of respect
honores
The dead soldiers were buried with full military honours/ honors .
(in) honour/honor bound forced (to do something) not by law , but because one knows it is right
moralmente obligado
I said I would go if he sent for me, and I feel honour/ honor bound to do as I promised .
on one’s honour/honor an expression used to emphasize the truth and solemnity of something which is said
por el honor de uno mismo
Do you swear , on your honour/ honor , never to reveal what you see here?
word of honour/honor noun a promise which cannot be broken without loss of honour
palabra de honor
I give you my word of honour/ honor that I’ll do it.
honorary, adjective, drops the u. honourable, adjective, keeps the u.
(Definition of honour from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)

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