honour noun translation to Russian: Cambridge Dictionary

Translation of "honour" - English-Russian dictionary


noun UK ( US honor)
RESPECT [U] 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 Showing respect and admiration
in honour of sb/sth B2 in order to celebrate or show great respect for someone or something
в честь кого-либо/чего-либо
a banquet in honour of the PresidentShowing respect and admiration
PRIDE [no plural] B2 something which makes you feel proud and pleased
честь, почет
[+ to do sth] It's an honour to be team captain. [+ of + doing sth] I had the great honour of meeting the King.Taking pleasure in something
REWARD [C] something that you give to someone in public to show respect for them and their achievements
почесть, знак уважения
She was granted the Order of Merit - one of the nation's highest honours.Showing respect and admiration
Her/His/Your Honour used when you are speaking to or about a judge
ее/его/ваша честь
Names and titlesJudges and juries
honours A qualification or university course with honours is of a very high level.
диплом с отличием
an honours degreeClasses, courses and courseworkSchool and vocational qualifications
(Definition of honour noun from the Cambridge English-Russian Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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