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honourable

adjective uk UK (US honorable)   /ˈɒn.ər.ə.bl̩/ us    /ˈɑː.nɚ-/
honest and fair, or deserving praise and respect: an honourable personHonesty, openness and sincerityReputation
honourably
adverb uk (US honorably)   /-ə.bli/ us  
They acted honourably and returned the wallet.Honesty, openness and sincerityReputation
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