Synonyms of 'honorary'
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You use nominal to indicate that someone or something is supposed to have a particular identity or status, but in reality does not have it.
As he was still not allowed to run a company, his wife became its nominal head.
Thesaurus for honorary from the Collins English Thesaurus
An honorary title or membership of a group is given to someone without their needing to have the necessary qualifications , usually because of their public achievements .