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EtymologyEdit

From Old French honorable, honurable, from Latin honōrābilis, from honōrō (I honour); cognate with Italian onorabile, Spanish honorable. Synchronically analyzable as honor +‎ -able.

PronunciationEdit

  • (Received Pronunciation) enPR: ŏnʹərəbl, ŏnʹrəbl, IPA(key): /ˈɒnəɹəbl̩/, /ˈɒnɹəbl̩/
  • (General American) enPR: ŏnʹərəbl, ŏnʹrəbl, IPA(key): /ˈɑnəɹəbl̩/, /ˈɑnɹəbl̩/
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  • Hyphenation: hon‧or‧able, honor‧able

AdjectiveEdit

honorable (comparative more honorable, superlative most honorable)

  1. (American spelling) Worthy of respect; respectable.
  2. (Commonwealth of Nations, politics) Misspelling of honourable.

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CatalanEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin honōrābilis.

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honorable (masculine and feminine plural honorables)

  1. honorable

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FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old French [Term?], borrowed from Latin honōrābilis.

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honorable (plural honorables)

  1. honorable

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GalicianEdit

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EtymologyEdit

From Latin honōrābilis.

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honorable m or f (plural honorables)

  1. honorable

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SpanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Latin honōrābilis. Equivalent to honor +‎ -able.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /onoˈɾable/, [onoˈɾaβle]

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honorable (plural honorables)

  1. honorable

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