- 1 1.1 (honest, respectable) [person/action] honorable he did the honorable thing and resigned hizo lo que correspondía: dimitió his intentions were honorable [set phrase/frase hecha] 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) honrosaMore 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.
Here is a selection of useful words and phrases you will need in real-life situations while you're visiting Spain and other Spanish-speaking countries...
The Senado is the name of the upper chamber of the Spanish Cortes Generales, and the place where it meets. There are 250 senators, most of whom are elected every four years, at general elections, four from each province. A small number of senators are also elected by the autonomous governments.