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honorary

  

      adj   usually prenominal  
1   
a    (esp. of a position, title, etc.) held or given only as an honour, without the normal privileges or duties  
an honorary degree     
b    (of a secretary, treasurer, etc.) unpaid  
2    having such a position or title  
3    depending on honour rather than legal agreement  
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hooray, horary, honorably, honor

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