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honour

[ on-er ]
/ ˈɒn ər /
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noun, verb (used with object), adjective Chiefly British.
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usage note for honour

See -or1.
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British Dictionary definitions for honour (1 of 2)

honour

US honor

/ (ˈɒnə) /

noun
verb (tr)
See also honours

Derived forms of honour

honourer or US honorer, nounhonourless or US honorless, adjective

Word Origin for honour

C12: from Old French onor, from Latin honor esteem

British Dictionary definitions for honour (2 of 2)

Honour
/ (ˈɒnə) /

noun
(preceded by Your, His, or Her)
  1. a title used to or of certain judges
  2. (in Ireland) a form of address in general use
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