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adjective     honourable pronunciation in British English
  1. 1
    morally good and deserving respect

    Your father was an honourable man.

    The only honourable thing to do was to say nothing.

    1. a.
      an honourable agreement deserves to be respected because it was made fairly
  2. 2




    formal used for talking to judges and some politicians, for example members of parliament

    the Honourable Mrs Justice Arden

    my honourable friend, the member for Newbury

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I think he behaved extremely honourably throughout this whole ordeal.



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