Translation of "honour" - English-Russian 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

в честь кого-либо/чего-либо
a banquet in honour of the President
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.

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.
Her/His/Your Honour

used when you are speaking to or about a judge

ее/его/ваша честь

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

диплом с отличием
an honours degree

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