Translation of knighthood in Spanish:

knighthood

título de sir, n.

Pronunciation /ˈnaɪtˌhʊd//ˈnʌɪthʊd/

noun

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    (title)
    título de sir masculine
    to receive a knighthood recibir el título de sir
    • Unlike the hereditary peerages of old, knighthoods are not bestowed according to birth or social status.
    • Tight new spending limits are set to be imposed on Britain's political parties to stop them going cap in hand to donors angling for peerages, knighthoods and other favours.
    • The Welsh rugby fan said he was delighted to meet Sir Clive Woodward, who was at the palace to receive his knighthood.
    • In 1999 his charity work gained him a knighthood to add to his life peerage from Margaret Thatcher.
    • Much loved comedy legend Eric Sykes has scooped a top honour - but missed out on his knighthood.
    • The screen veteran is the biggest name on the Queen's birthday honours list, receiving a knighthood.
    • The two men received knighthoods at about the same time.
    • At the age of 69, Scotland's most famous son has finally received a knighthood.
    • Honours, such as knighthoods, peerages, and other decorations, are awarded on his recommendation.
    • Professor Ian Kershaw received a knighthood for his services to history.
    • In February 2002 he received a knighthood from the Queen for his services to local government.
    • Prince's Trust chief executive Tom Shebbeare received a knighthood in the Queen's personal honours list.
    • This gave rise to doubts about whether he was fit to receive a knighthood.
    • And yet he remained the only major explorer of the age never to receive a knighthood.
    • When his knighthood was announced in the birthday honours list in June, he paid tribute to the people who work for the charities he has supported.
    • Honorary knighthoods for foreign citizens are occasionally presented at investitures at the Palace.
    • Nowadays, major disclosures of the soon-to-be recipients of knighthoods and peerages are commonplace.
    • Sir Richard Thompson received a knighthood for his post as head of the Queen's medical household and physician to the Queen.
    • Actress Dorothy Tutin was also invested as a Dame Commander and actor Michael Caine received a knighthood.
    • He has received a knighthood in recognition of his services to education.
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    History
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