Translation of honorable in Spanish:

honorable

honorable, adj.

(British honourable)

Pronunciation /ˈɑnərəb(ə)l//ˈɒn(ə)rəb(ə)l/

adjective

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    • 1.1(honest, respectable)

      (person/action) honorable
      he did the honorable thing and resigned hizo lo que correspondía: dimitió
      • his intentions were honorable tenía intenciones honestas
      • So why don't they do the honourable thing and resign their posts and let the citizens run the city according to the wishes of the citizens?
      • Her husband followed later after completing a long and honourable career in the airline business.
      • It is hardly the way to treat the most distinguished and longserving members of a noble and honourable profession.
      • The most he could do was provide us with a handwritten note that vouched for our honorable intentions.
      • They told the 66-year-old that the honourable course of action would be to resign.
      • As Western leaders become mired in squalid chaos, there is a noticeable lack of any honourable values shining through.
      • He did not seem to trust this man and was quite sure that his intentions were not honourable.
      • The leader of the trade union said he believed Mr Smith had done the honourable thing by resigning.
      • These are honourable motives for getting involved in the political process.
      • There is nothing wrong with a government being kicked out of office for doing the right and honourable thing.
      • However, fear, as well as guilt, forced me to choose the more honorable course of action.
      • That part was true, but his reasons for marriage are not entirely honorable.
      • By resigning she did the honourable thing and deserves credit for that.
      • The idea that an honorable death is better than a life of disgrace continues in modern Japan.
      • He wants to make a career at the highest level and that's an honourable aspiration.
      • Even if Lena's original intentions were less than honorable, at least in the end she told Bianca the truth.
      • All I can do for you is give you the opportunity to die a quick, honorable death.
      • The integrity of the author is, of course, a prerequisite for publication in any honourable journal.
      • It would be honourable for the Forum to come out in the open and declare that they are either a political party or are backing one.
      • And so he has done the honourable thing and admitted US election defeat.

    • 1.2(creditable)

      (peace/settlement) honroso
      an honorable exception una honrosa excepción
      • an honorable mention una mención honorífica

  • 2Honorable

    (in UK)
    tratamiento dado a representantes parlamentarios y a hijos de vizcondes, barones y condes