honorarium

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noun hon·o·rar·i·um \ ˌä-nə-ˈrer-ē-əm \

Definition of honorarium

plural honoraria play \ˌä-nə-ˈrer-ē-ə\ also honorariums
:a payment for a service (such as making a speech) on which custom or propriety forbids a price to be set
  • donated the honoraria from his speaking engagements

Examples of honorarium in a Sentence

  1. We are willing to offer a small honorarium that we hope you will accept for judging the competition.

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Origin and Etymology of honorarium

Latin, from neuter of honorarius


HONORARIUM Defined for English Language Learners

honorarium

play
noun

Definition of honorarium for English Language Learners

  • : an amount of money paid for a service


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