honoris causa

Latin phrase
ho·​no·​ris cau·​sa | \ hō-ˈnȯr-is-ˈkau̇-ˌsä How to pronounce honoris causa (audio) \

Definition of honoris causa

 (Entry 1 of 2)

: for the sake of honor : honorary used especially in names of academic degrees

propter honoris respectum

adverb
propter ho·​no·​ris re·​spec·​tum | \ -həˈnōrə̇srə̇ˈspektəm\

Definition of propter honoris respectum (Entry 2 of 2)

: on account of respect for rank a lord may claim exemption from ordinary jury duty propter honoris respectum

History and Etymology for honoris causa

Adverb

Medieval Latin

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