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Translation of "honour" - English-Spanish dictionary

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, Youretc) 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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