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  • adj. Respected, having received honour.
  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of honour.


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  • Ms. Stuart's insistence that this promise be honoured is of the utmost importance.

    Referendum News

  • Then the realization hits us that the work for which we are honoured is the result of the cooperative effort of many many people over the years.

    Riccardo Giacconi - Banquet Speech

  • As I have already mentioned, the peace to be honoured is a peace that is rooted in hearts and minds; the work to be credited is work for fraternisation, tolerance, trust and understanding.

    The Nobel Peace Prize: From Negotiations to Human Rights

  • He, then, who shall embrace and cultivate poetry under the conditions I have named, shall become famous, and his name honoured throughout all the civilised nations of the earth.

    Don Quixote

  • Nine years ago, this Club was honoured by the presence of Mr. Stanfield and we are again honoured today, sir, to have you with us as you celebrate, this week, your tenth successful year as Premier of your Province.

    A Nova Scotian View of Confederation

  • To be thus honoured is a distinction which I know not well how to receive or in what terms to acknowledge.

    Dinner In Honour of The Honourable J. Keiller Mackay

  • Kindly and genial in his home, warmly attached to his friends, devoid of all jealousy of his fellow scientists, he lived to see his name honoured throughout the civilized world; and many who are incapable of appreciating his originality of mind can find an inspiring example in the record of his life.

    Victorian Worthies Sixteen Biographies

  • MR. THOMPSONS Gentlemen, the Empire Club of Canada is again honoured by the presence of a Dominion Cabinet Minister; on this occasion we are privileged to have with us the Minister of National Defense for Air

    The Development of Air Power In Canada

  • The Empire Club of Canada is again honoured in having as its guest speaker, one of Britain's most distinguished educationists, in the person of Sir Richard Livingstone, M.A.,

    Adult Education

  • Thus Sarah Twig, so nearly an outcast through her own girlish folly, became possessor of a name honoured and even adored throughout England.

    Terribly Intimate Portraits


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