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adjective     honorable pronunciation in American English
  1. an honorable person is someone who deserves respect because they behave according to high moral standards

    Your father was an honorable man.

    1. a.
      used for referring to deals or arrangements that deserve to be respected because they were made fairly

      The two parties say they have reached an honorable settlement.

    2. b.
      used for describing people’s actions when they are morally good

      The only honorable thing to do in the situation was not to say anything.

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I think he behaved extremely honorably throughout this whole ordeal.

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a description of an economic or political situation based on analysis of information at the present time

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an unregulated form of capitalism that features financial deregulation, privatisation and low tax for high earners

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