how to pronounce honorary


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the above transcription of honorary is a detailed (narrow) transcription according to the rules of the International Phonetic Association; you can find a description of each symbol by clicking the phoneme buttons in the secction below.

honorary is pronounced in four syllables

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An example use of honorary in a speech by a native speaker of british english:

“… lesurfr my honorary oil sandalwood oil …”

meanings of honorary


  1. Describes the holder of a position or title that is assigned to him as a special honor rather than by normal channels.
  2. Voluntary.
  3. Given as an honor/honour, with no duties attached, and without payment.


  1. A kind of secret society that operates in name only, with membership given to honor some achievement.
  2. An honorarium; a fee for services of no fixed value.

honorary frequency in english - C1 level of CEFR

the word honorary occurs in english on average 7.7 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C1 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics honorary can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that honorary can be often used in the following areas:

1) business and work;

2) people, society, and culture;

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