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honourable British & World English

Bringing or deserving honour

honourable English Thesaurus

he took the honourable course and resigned

honourable New Oxford Dictionary for Writers & Editors

used (capital) in the titles of an MP (with name of constituency), of a US judge or congressman, and of the son or daughter of a peer

Honourable in honourable British & World English

Used as a title for certain high officials, the children of certain ranks of the nobility, and MPs

Most Honourable British & World English

(In the UK) a title given to marquesses, members of the Privy Council, and holders of the Order of the Bath

Most Honourable New Oxford Dictionary for Writers & Editors

title of marquesses, members of the Privy Council, and holders of the Order of the Bath

honourable mention British & World English

A commendation given to a candidate in an examination or competition who is not awarded a prize

Right Honourable British & World English

A title given to certain high officials such as Privy Counsellors and government ministers

Right Honourable New Oxford Dictionary for Writers & Editors

title given to Privy Counsellors and government ministers

my honourable friend British & World English

Used to address or refer to another member of one’s own party in the House of Commons

my Right Honourable friend British & World English

Used to address or refer to another member of one’s own party in the House of Commons who is also a privy counsellor

my honourable friend in friend British & World English

Used to address or refer to another member of one’s own party in the House of Commons

honorable discharge British & World English

Discharge from military service with a favorable record

my Right Honourable friend in friend British & World English

Used to address or refer to another member of one’s own party in the House of Commons who is also a privy counsellor