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She should do the honourable thing and resign. Times, Sunday Times (2016)He is a dignified man, an honourable man. The Sun (2016)With honourable exceptions, pounding the streets has been replaced by pounding the keyboard. Times, Sunday Times (2017)And it was all in stark contrast to the efforts of honourable members in Westminster. Times, Sunday Times (2016) An honourable and dignified man. The Sun (2016)Exactly how open does an honourable member have to be? Times, Sunday Times (2008)The honourable thing to do now would be to resign. Times, Sunday Times (2009)He knocked me out but it was an honourable defeat. The Sun (2010)He should do the honourable thing and resign. The Sun (2012)He did it his way and must therefore do the honourable thing. Times, Sunday Times (2011)But a handful deserve honourable mentions. Times, Sunday Times (2014)My father was an honourable man. Times, Sunday Times (2006)For France there were two honourable exceptions. Times, Sunday Times (2014)The treatments were top notch, but the food also deserves an honourable mention. Times, Sunday Times (2009)In many ways the Norway fiasco was an "honourable" defeat. Grenville, J. A. S. The Collins History of the World in the 20th Century (1994)He was an honourable man who loved his job and did his best for the British people. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Then let's see how many honourable members we have. The Sun (2008)He's an honourable man who adores his family. The Sun (2016)And film crews following honourable Members around! Times, Sunday Times (2015)I take on board what my honourable friend and the right honourable gentleman say. Times, Sunday Times (2011)There are some honourable exceptions. The Times Literary Supplement (2012)Everyone's at it - apart from a few notable and honourable exceptions. The Sun (2009)Despite honourable exceptions, the ubiquitous dramatised biography has probably been the most accident-prone arts genre. Times, Sunday Times (2007)I'm sure my right honourable friend had no real intention of comparing me to Hitler. The Sun (2014)BRIGHTON The seaside town deserves an honourable mention for its solid demand and good value when compared with London. Times, Sunday Times (2014)

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Translations for 'honourable'

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.
  • American English: honorable
  • Brazilian Portuguese: honrado
  • Chinese: 值得敬佩的
  • European Spanish: honrado
  • French: honorable
  • German: ehrenwert
  • Italian: degno di rispetto
  • Japanese: 尊敬すべき
  • Korean: 훌륭한
  • European Portuguese: honrado
  • Spanish: honorable

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