- 1.1 (title) título (masculine) de sir to receive a knighthood recibir el título de sirMore example sentences1.2 [History/Historia] ser* armado caballero
- Unlike the hereditary peerages of old, knighthoods are not bestowed according to birth or social status.
- Honours, such as knighthoods, peerages, and other decorations, are awarded on his recommendation.
- Prince's Trust chief executive Tom Shebbeare received a knighthood in the Queen's personal honours list.
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