French translation of 'honourable'
honourable[ˈɒnərəbəl] (Britain) honorable (US)
[course of action] honorable
Their intentions were honourable. Leurs intentions étaient honorables.
2. (Britain) (term of address used in British Parliament)
my Right Honourable friend mon honorable confrère
the Honourable Member for Billericay l’honorable député de Billericay
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Example Sentences Including 'honourable'
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There are some honourable exceptions.The Times Literary Supplement (2012)
And it was all in stark contrast to the efforts of honourable members in Westminster.Times, Sunday Times (2016)
The honourable thing to do now would be to resign.Times, Sunday Times (2009)
With honourable exceptions, pounding the streets has been replaced by pounding the keyboard.Times, Sunday Times (2017)
In many ways the Norway fiasco was an "honourable" defeat.The Collins History of the World in the 20th Century (1994)
And film crews following honourable Members around!Times, Sunday Times (2015)
BRIGHTON The seaside town deserves an honourable mention for its solid demand and good value when compared with London.Times, Sunday Times (2014)
But a handful deserve honourable mentions.Times, Sunday Times (2014)
Many of his fellow countrymen felt he should have chosen an honourable death.Times, Sunday Times (2012)
We see her mocked and sneered at as a woman by honourable members on both sides of the house.Times, Sunday Times (2012)
An honourable and dignified man.The Sun (2016)
For France there were two honourable exceptions.Times, Sunday Times (2014)
He did it his way and must therefore do the honourable thing.Times, Sunday Times (2011)
He is a dignified man, an honourable man.The Sun (2016)
He knocked me out but it was an honourable defeat.The Sun (2010)
He should do the honourable thing and resign.The Sun (2012)
Despite honourable exceptions, the ubiquitous dramatised biography has probably been the most accident-prone arts genre.Times, Sunday Times (2007)
My father was an honourable man.Times, Sunday Times (2006)
The treatments were top notch, but the food also deserves an honourable mention.Times, Sunday Times (2009)
Everyone's at it - apart from a few notable and honourable exceptions.The Sun (2009)
Exactly how open does an honourable member have to be?Times, Sunday Times (2008)
He's an honourable man who adores his family.The Sun (2016)
I take on board what my honourable friend and the right honourable gentleman say.Times, Sunday Times (2011)
I'm sure my right honourable friend had no real intention of comparing me to Hitler.The Sun (2014)
She should do the honourable thing and resign.Times, Sunday Times (2016)
Then let's see how many honourable members we have.The Sun (2008)
He was an honourable man who loved his job and did his best for the British people.Times, Sunday Times (2010)
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British English: honourable ADJECTIVE
If you describe people or actions as honourable, you mean that they are good and deserve to be respected and admired.
I believe he was an honourable man, dedicated to the people and his union.
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Translation of honourable from the Collins English to French Dictionary