honorable
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Usage note
This word may also be spelled “honourable.”
honorable(
a
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nuhr
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uh
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buhl
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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (principled)
a. honorable
His record as president of this bank has not been an honorable one.Su trayectoria como presidente de este banco no ha sido honorable.
b. honrado
He may be poor and a little uncouth, but he's an honorable man.Puede ser pobre y un poco bruto, pero es un hombre honrado.
c. honesto
An honorable person would have returned the money when they found it.Una persona honesta hubiera devuelto el dinero cuando lo encontró.
2. (acceptable)
a. honroso (settlement)
It was an honorable defeat; the team couldn't have played better than they did.Fue una derrota honrosa; el equipo no pudo haber jugado mejor.
3. (form of address)
a. honorable
The honorable representative from New York will now speak.El representante honorable de Nueva York habla ahora.
b. diputado
The honourable member for Edinburgh Central alluded to this in his speech.El señor diputado de Edimburgo Central hizo referencia a esto en su discurso.
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honorable
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (general)
a. honorable
2. (parliament) (United Kingdom)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
the Honorable, member for Caithnessel señor diputado por Caithness
honorable mentionmención honorífica
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honorable [ˈɒnərəbl]
adjective
(US)
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honorable
Listen to an audio pronunciation
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Listen to an audio pronunciation
honorable(
oh
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noh
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rah
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bleh
)
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (respectable)
a. honorable
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
Mi padre es un hombre honorable y trabajador.My father is an honorable and hardworking man.
b. honourable (United Kingdom)
El soldado tuvo una muerte honorable.The soldier had an honourable death.
2. (form of address)
a. honorable
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
El honorable secretario hizo una declaración.The honorable secretary made a statement.
b. honourable (United Kingdom)
La honorable jueza dictó sentencia sobre el acusado.The honourable judge sentenced the accused.
This means that the noun can be masculine or feminine, depending on the gender of person it refers to (e.g. el doctor, la doctora).
3. (politician)
Regionalism used in Bolivia
(Bolivia)
Regionalism used in Chile
(Chile)
Regionalism used in Ecuador
(Ecuador)
a. congressman
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
Un honorable conserva su puesto durante cuatro años.A congressman keeps his position for four years.
b. member of Parliament (United Kingdom)
Los honorables están trabajando duro para aprobar la ley.The members of Parliament are working hard to pass the law.
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honorable
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (general)
a. honorable
Copyright © 2006 Harrap Publishers Limited
honorable
adjective
honourable; honorable; (EEUU) worthy
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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