noun (plural honorariums or honoraria /-ˈre(ə)rēə/)
A payment given for professional services that are rendered nominally without charge.
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- Some of it goes straight to individuals in the form of consulting fees, contracts, honoraria, and salaries.
- The real money, ever since Congress banned honoraria for its members, is in speeches.
- The guidelines define financial interests that should be disclosed as any fees, honoraria, or gifts associated with consulting or lectures; equity, including stock options; and payments for directorships or executive roles.
mid 17th century: from Latin, denoting a gift made on being admitted to public office, from honorarius (see honorary).