honour, honourable, honourary

hon·​our, hon·​our·​able, hon·​our·​ary

Definition of honour

chiefly British spellings of , honorable , honorary

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“Honour.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/honourable. Accessed 16 Feb. 2020.

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chiefly British variant of honor

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