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The policy also suggests that gender in official records should be independent of the student’s honorific titles in the legal documents.

It’s honorific, and when I received my knighthood from Her Majesty it was done in a very low-key manner in her private office, only three of us were in the room, myself, my wife and Her Majesty.

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The meaning of this title may have been honorific, but it is also striking.

She does not carry the honorific title HRH as she is descended through the female line.

Ab eo igitur tpore Patres nostros perhumaniter habuit, atque honorific in omnibus, mensque benign accepit.

"Yes, Sir William—Mr. Fred," the man replied, evidently somewhat doubtful as to whether he was right in using the honorific.

Abstention from labour is not only a honorific or meritorious act, but it presently comes to be a requisite of decency.

They are unprofitable servants, and there is an honorific implication for their master in their remaining unprofitable.

In order to completeness and full acceptability to the consumer it must also show the honorific element.


On this page you'll find 20 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to honorific, such as: appellation, appellative, brand, cognomen, denomination, and designation.

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