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honor society Syllabification: hon·or so·ci·e·ty

Entry from US English dictionary

Definition of honor society in English:


An organization for high-school or college students of high academic achievement.
Example sentences
  • In 1973, when John Hope Franklin was elected president of Phi Beta Kappa, he became the first African American to head the nation's leading academic collegiate honor society, dating from 1776.
  • Mortar Board is a national honor society that recognizes college seniors for outstanding achievement in scholarship, leadership and service.
  • I've got responsibilities like cheerleading, student council, national honor society, and many others.
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