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honorary

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EtymologyEdit

From French honoraire, from Latin honorarius

AdjectiveEdit

honorary (not comparable)

  1. Given as an honor/honour, with no duties attached, and without payment.
    honorary degree
  2. Voluntary.
  3. Describes the holder of a position or title that is assigned to him as a special honor rather than by normal channels.
    honorary citizen
    honorary consul
    honorary vice president
    honorary member of the family

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NounEdit

honorary (plural honoraries)

  1. An honorarium; a fee for services of no fixed value.