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British English: /ˈɒn(ə)rəb(ə)l/
American English: /ˈɑnərəb(ə)l/

Translation of honourable in German:


(British English)
  • 2
    (bringing credit) achtbar
    (consistent with honour) ehrenvoll (Frieden, Rückzug, Entlassung)
  • 3 (ethical)
    redlich (Geschäftsgebaren)
    somebody's intentions are honourable
    jemand hat ehrliche Absichten
  • 4 (in title)the Honourable …
    der/die ehrenwerte …
    the honourable gentleman/lady, the honourable member [for X] (British English) (Politics)
    der Herr/die Frau Abgeordnete [für den Wahlkreis X]
    der [verehrte] Herr Kollege/die [verehrte] Frau Kollegin
    the Most Honourable … (British English)
    der/die höchst ehrenwerte …
    the Right Honourable … (British English)
    der/die sehr ehrenwerte … mention 1 2
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