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English definition of “honourable”


adjective   /ˈɒnərəbl/ UK
(US honorable) honest and fair , or deserving praise and respect : a decent , honourable man → Opposite dishonourableHonesty, openness and sincerity
the Honourable a title used before the name of some important government officials Government ministers and civil servantsNames and titles a title used in the UK before the name of certain people of high social rank Royalty, aristocracy and titles
honourably adverb
(Definition of honourable adjective from the Cambridge Learner's Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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