Translation of "honour" - English-Polish dictionary


noun UK ( US honor) uk us /ˈɒnər/

B2 when people respect you because you have done what you believe is honest and right, or the quality of doing this

a man of honour
The soldiers fought for the honour of their country.
→ Opposite dishonour noun
in honour of sb/sth

B2 in order to celebrate or show great respect for someone or something

na cześć kogoś/czegoś
a banquet in honour of the President
PRIDE [ no plural ]

B2 something which makes you feel proud and pleased

[ + to do sth ] It's an honour to be team captain.
[ + of + doing sth ] I had the great honour of meeting the King.

something that you give to someone in public to show respect for them and their achievements

She was granted the Order of Merit - one of the nation's highest honours.
Her/His/Your Honour

used when you are speaking to or about a judge

Wysoki Sąd

A qualification or university course with honours is of a very high level.

wyróżnienie, z wyróżnieniem
an honours degree

(Translation of “honour noun” from the Cambridge English–Polish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)