honorable discharge

noun

Definition of honorable discharge

: a formal release given a member of the armed forces at the conclusion (as by expiration of his or her enlistment) of a period of honest and faithful service

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First Known Use of honorable discharge

1664, in the meaning defined above

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“Honorable discharge.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/honorable%20discharge. Accessed 26 Sep. 2021.

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