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adjective honorable pronunciation in American English /ˈɑn(ə)rəb(ə)l/
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  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 peoples 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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