Definition of 'honour'
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Example sentences containing 'honour'
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The race being run in his name is a huge honour. The Sun (2016)It was a great honour when they did it. The Sun (2016)Who do you think holds the top club honours? Times, Sunday Times (2016)Less about honouring freedom fighters than bullying by media and opportunist politicians. Times, Sunday Times (2016)It's an honour to work there. The Sun (2016)The Paralympics is another way to fight for respect and honour. The Sun (2016)If the location is correct, it means that the war dead could finally be honoured after two centuries of neglect. Times, Sunday Times (2016) Soldiers formed an honour guard. Times, Sunday Times (2016)In the same year he was awarded the presidential medal of freedom, the country's highest civilian honour. Times, Sunday Times (2016)There are three small cards to one honour, so down I went. Times, Sunday Times (2017)She was mocked for expecting that an invitation that had been accepted would be honoured. Times, Sunday Times (2015)They consider it such an honour to marry one of the heroes. Times, Sunday Times (2012)It is the highest honour an animal can receive for bravery in war. The Sun (2012)They have honoured their promise and they have no more time to play with. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Warriors who should be in places that respect and honour their service. The Sun (2015)He will be guest of honour at a special lunch at the track. The Sun (2006)You always want to play for your country and to be captain is a huge honour. Times, Sunday Times (2013)This monumental honour has topped it off. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Students have the option of undertaking a third year at the university to gain an honours degree. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Britain will work with foreign governments to honour their local heroes. The Sun (2013)It has been an honour to serve it. The Sun (2007)The company refused to honour the verbal agreement and put him on a more expensive tariff. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Three times as many honours have been awarded to sportsmen and women compared with previous years. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Then to come and play for him is a great honour. The Sun (2011)We are playing for glory and honour. For Love or Money (2006)But it is a great honour to work for him. Times, Sunday Times (2007)They are expected to recommend honours for the soldiers involved. The Sun (2008)The transfer should usually be honoured within three months. Times, Sunday Times (2016)What about honouring the hardworking people who keep going to pay taxes and their bills? The Sun (2014)It is an honour to accept an award from her. The Sun (2009)The reductions offered are not standardised and are honoured for one year after completion. Times, Sunday Times (2008)There's no reason why he cannot go for international honours. The Sun (2006)The fact that this migrant is greatly honoured in Britain made her anger all the more piquant. Times, Sunday Times (2015)
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British English: honour /ˈɒnə/ NOUN
Honour means doing what you believe to be right and being confident that you have done what is right.
I do not believe I can any longer serve with honour as a member of your government.
- American English: honor
- Arabic: شَرَف
- Brazilian Portuguese: honra
- Chinese: 荣誉
- Croatian: čast
- Czech: čest
- Danish: ære
- Dutch: eer
- European Spanish: honor
- Finnish: kunnia arvo
- French: honneur
- German: Ehre
- Greek: τιμή υπόληψη
- Italian: onore
- Japanese: 道義心
- Korean: 명예
- Norwegian: ære
- Polish: honor
- European Portuguese: honra
- Romanian: onoare
- Russian: честь
- Spanish: honor
- Swedish: ära
- Thai: เกียรติยศ
- Turkish: onur şeref
- Ukrainian: честь
- Vietnamese: danh dự
British English: honour VERB
If someone is honoured, they are given public praise or an award for something they have done.
Two surgeons were last week honoured with the Nobel Prize for Medicine and Physiology.
Definition of honour from the Collins English Dictionary
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