Honorary



[on-uh-rer-ee] /ˈɒn əˌrɛr i/

adjective
1.
given for only, without the usual requirements, duties, privileges, emoluments, etc.:
The university presented the new governor with an honorary degree.
2.
holding a title or position conferred for only:
an honorary president.
3.
(of an obligation) depending on one’s for fulfillment.
4.
conferring or commemorating or distinction.
5.
given, made, or serving as a token of :
an honorary gift.
/ˈɒnərərɪ; ˈɒnrərɪ/
adjective (usually prenominal)
1.

2.
having such a position or title
3.
depending on honour rather than legal agreement
adj.

early 17c., from honor + -ary; possibly influenced by French honoraire, Latin honorarius “pertaining to honor, honorary.”

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