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honour

verb UK (US honor)
 
 
/ˈɒnər/
[T] to show great respect for someone or something, usually in public: [often passive] He was honoured for his bravery. She was honoured with an Oscar.Showing respect and admiration
honour an agreement/contract/promise, etc to do what you agreed or promised to do: The government failed to honour its promise to cut taxes. → Opposite dishonour verbMaking and breaking promises and commitments
(Definition of honour verb from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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