honours list Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

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honours listnoun [S]

uk   us  
in the UK, the ​list of ​people who are given ​specialtitles by the ​government or monarch as a ​reward for things they have done
(Definition of honours list from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “honours list”
in Chinese (Simplified) (英国的)受勋者名单…
in Chinese (Traditional) (英國的)受勛者名單…
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