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be/feel honoured (to do something)
to feel very proud and pleased
I felt very honoured to be included in the team.
to show publicly that someone is respected and admired, especially by praising them or giving them a special title
honour somebody with something
He was honored with an award for excellence in teaching.
honour somebody for something
Two firefighters have been honoured for their courage.
honour a promise/contract/agreement etc
to do what you have agreed to do
Once again the government has failed to honour its promises.
We pray that both sides will continue to honour their commitment to the peace agreement.
to treat someone with special respect
In a marriage, you need to honour one another.
I was treated like an
honour a cheque
if your bank honours a cheque that you have given someone, it pays the money to that person
somebody has decided to honour us with their presence
used humorously when someone arrives late, or to someone who rarely comes to a meeting, class etc
Definition from the Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
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