[ oh-noh-ris kou-sah; English o-nawr-is kaw-zuh, o-nohr- ]
/ oʊˈnoʊ rɪs ˈkaʊ sɑ; English ɒˈnɔr ɪs ˈkɔ zə, ɒˈnoʊr- /
as a sign of respect (usually describing an honorary college or university degree).
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Origin of honoris causa
literally, for the sake of honor
Words nearby honoris causa
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British Dictionary definitions for honoris causa
/ Latin (hɒˈnɔːrɪs ˈkaʊzɑː) /
for the sake of honour
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