An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (not official)
a. honorario
After winning a gold medal at the Olympics, he was made an honorary member of our club.Después de ganar una medalla de oro en las Olimpiadas, fue nombrado miembro honorario de nuestro club.
b. de honor (invariable)
She was named an honorary professor at the university.Fue nombrada profesora de honor de la universidad.
2. (given as an honor)
a. honorífico
The university stripped his honorary degree after he was caught using racist language.La universidad le despojó de su título honorífico después de que fuera sorprendido empleando lenguaje racista.
b. honoris causa (invariable)
The community organizer was given an honorary degree in community development.El organizador de la comunidad recibió un título honoris causa en desarrollo comunitario.
3. (unpaid)
a. honorario
We have a famous author as the board's honorary chairman.Tenemos un autor famoso como presidente honorario del consejo.
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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (general)
a. honorífico(a), honorario(a)
2. (university)
honorary degreetítulo honoris causa
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honorary [ˈɒnərərɪ]
[+member, president] de honor; honorario; [+title] honorífico; [+secretary] (unpaid) no remunerado
an honorary degree un doctorado "honoris causa"
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