honorary+distinction

  • 1 Honorary Freedom of the City of Birmingham — Honorary Freemen of the City of BirminghamThe City of Birmingham, England has granted Honorary Freedom to individuals and military organisations since 1888. Designation as a Freeman of the City is an honorary title and, subject to a two thirds… …

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  • 2 honorary — [än′ə rer΄ē] adj. [L honorarius, of or conferring honor] 1. given as an honor only, without the usual requirements or privileges [an honorary degree] 2. a) designating an office or position held as an honor only, without service or pay b) holding …

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  • 3 Honorary — An honorary position is an unpaid position. Other uses include:* honorary title awarded as a mark of distinction ** honorary citizenship awarded to aliens who have rendered service to the state ** honorary degree academic degree awarded to… …

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  • 4 honorary — adjective Etymology: Latin honorarius, from honor Date: 1568 1. a. having or conferring distinction b. commemorative 2. dependent on honor for fulfillment 3. a. conferred or elected in recognition of achievement or service without the usual… …

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  • 5 honorary — /ˈɒnərəri / (say onuhruhree) adjective 1. given for honour only, without the usual duties, privileges, emoluments, etc.: an honorary title. 2. holding a title or position conferred for honour only: an honorary president. 3. (of a degree) awarded… …

    Australian English dictionary

  • 6 honorary — honorarily /on euh rair euh lee/, adv. /on euh rer ee/, adj. 1. given for honor only, without the usual requirements, duties, privileges, emoluments, etc.: The university presented the new governor with an honorary degree. 2. holding a title or… …

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  • 7 honorary — hon•or•ar•y [[t]ˈɒn əˌrɛr i[/t]] adj. 1) given for honor only, without the usual requirements or privileges: an honorary degree[/ex] 2) holding a title or position conferred for honor only, without the usual compensation: an honorary… …

    From formal English to slang

  • 8 honorary degrees — Degree De*gree , n. [F. degr[ e], OF. degret, fr. LL. degradare. See {Degrade}.] 1. A step, stair, or staircase. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] By ladders, or else by degree. Rom. of R. [1913 Webster] 2. One of a series of progressive steps upward or… …

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  • 9 Order of Distinction — The Order of Distinction in Jamaica is the fifth in order of precedence of the Orders of Societies of Honour, which were instituted by an Act of Parliament – The National Honours and Awards Act. The Motto of the Order is Distinction Through… …

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  • 10 Academy Honorary Award — The Academy Honorary Award, instituted in 1948 for the 21st Academy Awards (previously called the Special Award), is given by the discretion of the Board of Governors of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS) to celebrate motion… …

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  • 11 Abbot — The word abbot, meaning father, is a title given to the head of a monastery in various traditions, including Christianity. The office may also be given as an honorary title to a clergyman who is not actually the head of a monastery. The female… …

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  • 12 Citizenship in the United States — United States citizenship confers the right to acquire a U.S. passport.[1] Citizenship in the United States is a status given to individuals that entails specific rights, duties, privileges, and benefits between the United States and the… …

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  • 13 The Calgary Highlanders — Infobox Military Unit unit name=The Calgary Highlanders caption=Cap Badge of The Calgary Highlanders country=Canada type=Line Infantry branch=Militia dates=1 April 1910 Present specialization=Light infantry command structure=Royal Canadian… …

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  • 14 List of Regiments of Foot — British Army lists Commands and Army groups Field armies in World War I Field armies in World War II Corp …

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  • 15 Battle honour — This article is about a military award in British tradition. For the American equivalent, see Campaign streamer. A battle honour is an award of a right by a government or sovereign to a military unit to emblazon the name of a battle or operation… …

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  • 16 The Brockville Rifles — Infobox Military Unit unit name= The Brockville Rifles caption= Cap Badge of the Brockville Rifles dates= 1796 present country= Canada branch= Militia type= Rifles size= One battalion garrison=Brockville role= Light Role command structure=Royal… …

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  • 17 Royal Canadian Mounted Police — RCMP , Mountie , and North West Mounted Police redirect here. For the TV series, see R.C.M.P. (TV series). For the 1940 film, see North West Mounted Police (film). Royal Canadian Mounted Police Gendarmerie royale du Canada The Mounties… …

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  • 18 AE-COPS European Police Cross of Honor — Infobox Military Award name=Association Européenne de membres des Corps et Organismes Publics de Sécurité et de Défense caption= awarded by=AE COPSD type=Police Decoration eligibility=Police Officers for= Valor or Meritorious Service… …

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  • 19 Archbishop — • An archbishop or metropolitan, in the present sense of the term, is a bishop who governs a diocese strictly his own, while he presides at the same time over the bishops of a well defined district composed of simple dioceses but not of provinces …

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  • 20 domestic prelate — noun (Roman Catholic Church) a priest who is an honorary member of the papal household • Topics: ↑Roman Catholic, ↑Western Church, ↑Roman Catholic Church, ↑Church of Rome, ↑Roman Church • Hypernyms: ↑ …

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