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adjective honourable pronunciation in British English /ˈɒn(ə)rəb(ə)l/

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  1. 1
    morally good and deserving respect

    Your father was an honourable man.

    The only honourable thing to do was to say nothing.

  2. 2

    Honourable

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    honourable

    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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honourably

adverb

I think he behaved extremely honourably throughout this whole ordeal.

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