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Honorary

Honorary

[on-uh-rer-ee]
An honorary position is an unpaid position. Other uses include:

  • honorary title — awarded as a mark of distinction
  • honorary authorship — routine listing of administrators as co-authors of papers describing research carried out in facilities for which they have responsibility
  • honorary consul — an unpaid part-time diplomatic consul
  • honorary society — whose members are elected for meritorious conduct
  • honorary trust — a trust for which there is neither a charitable purpose, nor a private beneficiary to enforce the trust.
  • Honorary Police — unpaid police force in Jersey
  • Honorary Aryan — Nazi German title
  • honorary whites — description of non-whites respected by white racists
  • Honorary Guide — bestowed by Raëlian movement on non-Raëlians

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