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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adj. - Given as a privilege or out of deference without the normal duties. Having or conferring distinction; Commemorative

Usage examples (38)
  • But praise is an earned thing. It has to be deserved like an honorary degree or a hug from a child.
  • An honorary degree
  • But the daughter, although older, was never in the running for the title honorary though it may now be.
  • -- What does the word honorary mean but a sinecure? for more
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