Definition of honorarium in English:

honorarium

Syllabification: hon·o·rar·i·um
Pronunciation: /ˌänəˈre(ə)rēəm
 
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noun (plural honorariums or honoraria /-ˈre(ə)rēə/)

  • A payment given for professional services that are rendered nominally without charge.
    More example sentences
    • 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.
    Synonyms
    fee, payment, consideration, allowance, stipend; remuneration, pay, expenses, compensation, recompense, reward
    formal emolument

Origin

mid 17th century: from Latin, denoting a gift made on being admitted to public office, from honorarius (see honorary).

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