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honorableadjective

uk   /ˈɒn.ər.ə.bəl/ us   /ˈɑː.nɚ.ə.bəl/

Honorableadjective

uk   /ˈɒn.ər.ə.bəl/ us   /ˈɑː.nɚ.ə.bəl/
US spelling of Honourable
(Definition of honorable from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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honorableadjective

Cdn Br honourable us   /ˈɑn·ər·ə·bəl/
  • honorable adjective (HONEST/FAIR)

honest and fair: The neighbors are decent, honorable people.
  • honorable adjective (DESERVING REWARD)

deserving public praise or reward: honorable deeds
An honorable discharge from the armed forces is a release from your duties with praise from those in authority.
(Definition of honorable from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “honorable”
in Chinese (Simplified) 品德高尚的, 值得尊敬的…
in Turkish saygın, namuslu, onurlu…
in Russian благородный, честный…
in Chinese (Traditional) 品德高尚的, 值得尊敬的…
in Polish -…
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