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honoree

Syllabification: hon·o·ree
Pronunciation: /ˌänəˈrē
 
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Definition of honoree in English:

noun

North American
A person who receives an honor.
Example sentences
  • Attwell's sister Emily Crosswell gave the tribute to the honoree, who received the Ben Taub Humanitarian Award.
  • Every year, five honorees receive $50,000 each.
  • Nancy Andreasen, M.D., Ph.D., was one of 16 honorees receiving the Presidential National Medal of Science.

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