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Honour

Meanings and phrases

honour

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a tangible symbol signifying approval or distinction; award; accolade; honor; laurels
  2. the state of being honored; honor; laurels
  3. the quality of being honorable and having a good name; honor
  4. a woman's virtue or chastity; honor; purity; pureness

honour

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
v.
  1. bestow honor or rewards upon; honor; reward
  2. accept as pay; honor
  3. show respect towards; respect; honor; abide by; observe

lap of honour

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a lap by the winning person or team run to celebrate the victory; victory lap

named in honour

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The race is named in honour of the Brontë sisters.
  • It was named in honour of businessman K. C. Irving.
  • It is named in honour of Marie Curie-Sklodowska.

highest honour

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The Order of Ontario is the province's highest honour.
  • In 19 BC he was elected consul, the highest honour of the Roman state.
  • In 1986 he was awarded Viswa Bharati University's highest honour "Deshikottam".

civilian honour

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • He was also decorated with France's highest civilian honour in 2000.
  • In 2016, he was awarded the Padma Shri, India's fourth-highest civilian honour.
  • In 1957, he was awarded the Padma Bhushan, India's third highest civilian honour.

battle honour

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • This action earned "Cavalier" a battle honour.
  • Its actions earned the regiment the battle honour "Mangalore".
  • Ships named HMS "Psyche" are entitled to a single battle honour:

highest civilian honour

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • He was also decorated with France's highest civilian honour in 2000.
  • In 1957, he was awarded the Padma Bhushan, India's third highest civilian honour.
  • He was a recipient of the third highest civilian honour of India, the Padma Bhushan.

guest of honour

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • He is invited as the guest of honour at many functions.
  • Robson was announced in November 2008 as the guest of honour at the following year's Novacon.
  • In February 2007 she opened, as guest of honour, a grand concert of her grandfather's works at Sofia in Bulgaria.

guard of honour

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • To this day the CCF provides a guard of honour on Tynwald Day.
  • He received a guard of honour and a standing ovation after his match.
  • The very next day, his body was cremated with the due state guard of honour.

new honour

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The recipients of honours are displayed here as they were styled before their new honour.

great honour

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • This is a great honour for me.
  • It's a great honour.
  • Nioplias stated: "It is a great honour for me to be the manager of Panathinaikos.

roll of honour

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • There is a roll of honour, commemorating the two world wars, on the south wall.
  • A roll of honour with the names of those who served at the airfield is kept in the church.
  • First-time finalists Kinvara faced an uphill battle against roll of honour leaders Castlegar.

renamed in honour

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • In 1999 the race was renamed in honour of Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh.
  • The former British Methodist Episcopal Church in Niagara Falls, Ontario, was renamed in honour of Dett.
  • Skukuza, the main camp in the park and which was formerly called Sabi Bridge, was renamed in honour of him.

given the honour

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • On 9 April 1910 she was given the honour of planting a tree in "Annie's Arboretum".
  • 21 was given the honour of pulling the first train of the new Barry to Cardiff service.
  • He was also given the honour of being the Norfolk Island flag bearer at the opening ceremony.
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