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honorary

Pronunciation: /ˈɑːnəreri; ˈɒnərəri/

Translation of honorary in Spanish:

adjective/adjetivo

  • [secretary/consul/degree/member] honorario she was given an honorary doctorate le concedieron un doctorado honoris causa
    Example sentences
    • During his visit to Ireland, Peck was conferred with an honorary doctorate in literature by the National University of Ireland in April 2000.
    • Mysore University had conferred an honorary doctorate on him.
    • Mr Prodi will be conferred with an honorary doctorate at a special ceremony in the University of Limerick in the afternoon.
    Example sentences
    • He was also elected to honorary positions such as honorary president of the Janos Bolyai Mathematical Society and the John von Neumann Society for Computer Science.
    • He was given the title of honorary physician to the Queen in 1967 for his public health work in Lancashire and for advising the Ministry of Health.
    • The writer is honorary senior research fellow in sociology and modern Korea at Leeds University.
    Example sentences
    • The UK ambassador to Thailand will represent Britain at commemorative events on Phi Phi island and Britain's honorary consul is attending a ceremony on Phuket.
    • ‘No one could ever have imagined this horror,’ says Mike Wilson, Britain's first honorary consul on the island.
    • He was subsequently invited to become the country's honorary consul in Sheffield, where there is a large Polish community.

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