honours

US honors

/ (ˈɒnəz) /

pl n

observances of respect
(often capital)
  1. (in a university degree or degree course) a rank of the highest academic standard
  2. (as modifier)an honours degree Abbreviation: Hons Compare general (def. 9), pass (def. 35)
a high mark awarded for an examination; distinction
last honours or funeral honours observances of respect at a funeral
military honours ceremonies performed by troops in honour of royalty, at the burial of an officer, etc

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