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the Honourable or Hon


  1. (prenominal) a title of respect placed before a name: employed before the names of various officials in the English-speaking world, as a courtesy title in Britain for the children of viscounts and barons and the younger sons of earls, and in Parliament by one member speaking of another

Example Sentences Including 'the Honourable'

Down below the Honourable tourist attractions looked equally bored.
Independent (1999)
He was also Secretary of the Honourable Artillery Company for many years until 1978.
Times, Sunday Times (2002)
In the afternoon, the Honourable Sir James Gobbo, AC, CVO, and Lady Gobbo arrived to stay at Government House.
The Advertiser, Sunday Mail (2004)
It was a useful unwinding procedure, and he'd have been surprised to learn it was endorsed by the Honourable Leo Sandon.
Fraser, Anthea Pretty Maids all in a Row
It was addressed to the Honourable Mark Thomas Henry Blair Penrose.
Gaskin, Catherine The Ambassador's Women
Lord George and the Honourable Teddy are the same as they were in It Ain't Half Hot Mum, but in different clothes.
Ben Thompson SUNSHINE ON PUTTY: The Golden Age of British Comedy from The Big Night Out to The Office (2004)
My title, by courtesy only, is the Honourable Amalia Lovell.
Thomas, Rosie The White Dove
`We have nominated the Honourable John Pundari, the former speaker, as the prime minister in waiting," Mr Skate told reporters.
Misc (1999)


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