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honorable

Pronunciation: /ˈɑːnərəbəl; ˈɒnərəbəl/
, (British English/inglés británico) honourable

Translation of honorable in Spanish:

adjective/adjetivo

  • 1 1.1 (honest, respectable) [person/action] honorable he did the honorable thing and resigned hizo lo que correspondía: dimitió his intentions were honorable tenía intenciones honestas, venía con buenas intenciones 1.2 (creditable) [peace/settlement] honroso an honorable exception una honrosa excepción an honorable mention una mención honorífica or (Chile) honrosa
    Example sentences
    • By resigning she did the honourable thing and deserves credit for that.
    • Her husband followed later after completing a long and honourable career in the airline business.
    • They told the 66-year-old that the honourable course of action would be to resign.
  • 2
    (Honorable)
    (in UK)[ tratamiento dado a representantes parlamentarios y a hijos de vizcondes, barones y condes ]

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