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honour

noun uk UK ( US honor)   /ˈɒn.ər/ us    /ˈɑː.nɚ/

honour noun (RESPECT)

B2 [U] a quality that combines respect, being proud, and honesty: a man of honour We fought for the honour of our country.in honour of sb/sth B2 in order to celebrate or show great respect for someone or something: a banquet in honour of the presidentbe/feel honour bound to do sth ( also be/feel honour-bound to do sth) to feel you must do something because it is morally right, even if you do not want to do it: I felt honour bound to tell him the truth.do sb the honour of doing sth formal to make someone proud and happy by doing or being something: Would you do me the honour of accompanying me to the New Year Ball?Your/His/Her Honour formal the way to address or refer to a judge: Yes, Your Honour. The case was dealt with by Her Honour Judge Kirkham.
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honour noun (REWARD)

[C] a reward, prize, or title that publicly expresses admiration or respect: She received an honour for her services to the community. He was buried with full military honours (= with a special celebration to show respect).with honours If you complete a school or university qualification with honours, you achieve a high standard.
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honour

verb [T] uk UK ( US honor)   /ˈɒn.ər/ us    /ˈɑː.nɚ/

honour verb [T] (RESPECT)

C1 to show great respect for someone or something, especially in public: He was honoured for his bravery. formal We are honoured (= proud and happy) to have you here tonight. I would be honoured to meet him. To honour a promise or agreement is to do what you said you would: They decided not to honour an existing order for aircraft.
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honour verb [T] (REWARD)

to give someone public praise or a reward: He was honoured with a knighthood.
(Definition of honour from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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