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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'

It was addressed to the Honourable Mark Thomas Henry Blair Penrose.
Gaskin, Catherine The Ambassador's Women
My title, by courtesy only, is the Honourable Amalia Lovell.
Thomas, Rosie The White Dove
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


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