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honrar

Translation of honrar in English:

verbo transitivo/transitive verb

  • 1 [comportamiento/actitud] su gesto desinteresado la honra her unselfish gesture does her credit o/or honor nos honra a todos con su presencia hoy she is honoring us all with her presence here today
  • 2 (respetar) to honor (inglés norteamericano/American English) o/or (inglés británico/British English) honour honrarás a tu padre y a tu madre [Biblia] honor thy father and thy mother

verbo pronominal/pronominal verb (honrarse)

  • honrarse con algo to be honored (inglés norteamericano/American English) o/or (inglés británico/British English) honoured by sth fueron los primeros en honrarse con su visita they were the first to be honored by her visit se honraban con or en or de tener ese apellido they were proud to have that surname

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