Translation of honor in Spanish:
- 1 uncountable 1.1 (good name, reputation) peace with honoruna paz honrosaa man of honorun hombre de honor or de palabraa point of honoruna cuestión de honoryou're on your honor to report it to the principales tu obligación moral comunicárselo al directorto be (in) honor bound to +
infinitiveestar moralmente obligado a +scout's o (in British English also) cub's honor! infinitive¡palabra de honor!1.2 (chastity) [archaic or hum]Example sentences
- Few have heard of Col. Ralston but he was a fearless defender of western Christian values and the honor of chaste young women.
- A tremendous amount of energy is spent to either preserve the honor of a maiden, or to take it from her.
- Several Dutch historians have pointed out that when it concerned reputation, women were anxious to preserve their sexual honour.
- 2 countable or uncountable (privilege, mark of distinction) ladies and gentleman, it is a great honor for me … he received the highest honors his country could bestowrecibió los más altos honores que otorgaba su paíswith full military honorscon todos los honores militaresto have the honor to +
infinitiveo of -ing[formal]I have the honor to inform you/of informing you that …
tener el honor
de+ infinitive[formal]tengo el honor de informarle que …may I have the honor (of this dance)? [formal]¿me concedería esta pieza? [formal]to do somebody the honor of -ing[formal]he did me the honor of receiving me
hacerle or [formal] concederle a alguien el honor
de+ infinitiveme hizo or [formal] me concedió el honor de recibirmeto do honor to somebodyrendirle los honores a alguiena reception in honor of the delegatesuna recepción en honor de or en homenaje a los delegadosin honor of her visitpara celebrar su visitato do the honors [colloquial]hacer los honores [formal o hum]Example sentences
- Last, but not least, I deem it an honour and a rare privilege to write about her.
- Serving with a parliamentarian of Richard Prebble's calibre has been a rare honour and privilege.
- This opportunity is an honor and a privilege and I think it is something that I will cherish for the rest of my life.
- 3 (as title)Your/His/Her HonorSu SeñoríaExample sentences
- Judge Brodrick's father, His Honour, Judge Norman Brodrick, QC, was Recorder of Portsmouth.
- The Appellant was tried by His Honour Judge Cavell and a jury between 15th and 26th November 1999.
- Of course not, Your Honour, nothing could be further from the truth.
- 4also: honors plural(Games)honores (masculine plural)honors are evenafter the first round honors were approximately evenal terminar el primer asalto iban bastante parejosI think we can say that honors are evencreo que se puede decir que empataron ( or empatamos etc)
- 5also: honors plural5.1 (special mention) (before noun) honors list (American English) to graduate with honorslicenciarse con matrícula (de honor) or con honores5.2 (course of study) (British English) to do o take honours in French≈ licenciarse en Filología francesa(before noun) honours graduate≈ licenciado, (-da) (masculine, feminine)an honours degreeuna licenciaturacombined honorsExample sentences
- She overcame his resistance, qualified with honours, and set up practice in London.
- After playing the electronic keyboard for several years, he took his grade 5 exam and passed with honours.
- Out of 60 exams taken, 33 passed with Honours and the remaining 27 with Highly Commended.
- His knighthood is the latest of dozens of awards and honours conferred on him.
- The key to preparing successful nominations for honours, awards and decorations is to read and follow the guidelines provided.
- The Geological Society of London awarded him its highest honour, the Wollaston Medal, for his pioneering work in marine geology and sedimentology.
- 1 (show respect) would you escort me in to dinner? — I'd be honored (to)¿me acompaña al comedor? — será un honor para míI'm deeply honored to be chosen for this awardme siento muy honrada de que se me haya concedido este premiowe are honored by your visit [formal]nos sentimos honrados con su visitahe honored us with his presence [formal or ironic]nos honró con su presencia [formal o irónico]
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