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honourable

US [ˈɑn(ə)rəb(ə)l]
UK [ˈɒn(ə)rəb(ə)l]
  • adj.可敬的;值得钦佩的;品格高尚的;保护声誉的
  • Web光荣的;尊贵;正直的
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adj.
1.
可敬的;值得钦佩的deserving respect and admiration
a long and honourable career in government
长期光荣的从政生涯
They managed an honourable 2–2 draw.
他们奋力打成了 2:2 平局,值得敬佩。
With a few honourable exceptions , the staff were found to be incompetent.
除了几个优秀的人以外,其他职员都不能胜任工作。
2.
品格高尚的showing high moral standards
an honourable man
高尚的人
3.
保护声誉的;体面的allowing sb to keep their good name and the respect of others
an honourable compromise
体面的妥协
They urged her to do the honourable thing and resign.
他们力劝她辞职以保全名节。
He received an honourable discharge from the army.
他获准体面退伍。
4.
[obn]
(英国某些贵族子女的头衔)(in Britain) a title used by a child of some ranks of the nobility
5.
[obn]
(英国议会议员辩论时相互间的尊称)(in Britain) a title used by Members of Parliament when talking about or to another Member during a debate
If my Honourable Friend would give me a chance to answer,…
如果我的朋友阁下能给我答辩的机会…
6.
(高级官员的尊称)a title of respect used by an official of high rank
the Honorable Alan Simpson, US senator
美国参议员艾伦 ) 辛普森

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