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Meaning of "last honours" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF LAST HONOURS

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WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE LAST HONOURS

last
last but not least
last but one
last chance saloon
Last Day
last ditch
Last Judgement
Last Judgment
last knockings
last name
last out
last post
last quarter
last resort
last resting place
last rites
last straw
Last Supper
last thing
last-born

WORDS THAT END LIKE LAST HONOURS

after-hours
Birthday honours
business hours
colours
combined honours
concours
contours
do the honours
honours
hours
joint honours
military honours
of yours
office hours
opening hours
ours
single honours
the small hours
Tours
yours

Synonyms and antonyms of last honours in the English dictionary of synonyms

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Translation of «last honours» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF LAST HONOURS

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The translations of last honours from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «last honours» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

最后的荣誉
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

últimos honores
570 millions of speakers

English

last honours
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

पिछले सम्मान
380 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Arabic

يكرم مشاركة
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

последние почести
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

últimas homenagens
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

শেষ সম্মান
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

derniers honneurs
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Penghormatan terakhir
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

letzte Ehre
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

最後の栄誉
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

마지막으로 명예
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Pungkasan kehormatan
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

danh dự cuối cùng
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

கடைசி மரியாதை
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

अंतिम सन्मान
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

Son onurlar
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

ultimi onori
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

Sukcesy ostatnich
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

останні почесті
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

ultimele onoruri
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

τελευταία τιμά
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

laaste honneurs
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

sista ära
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

siste ære
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of last honours

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «LAST HONOURS»

The term «last honours» is used very little and occupies the 193.274 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «LAST HONOURS» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about last honours

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «LAST HONOURS»

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Statutes and Ordinances of the University of Cambridge 2008
... standard, as defined by the Faculty Board of Engineering, in his or her last Honours Examination; provided always that the student has kept four terms and that nine complete terms have not passed after his or her first term of residence. 11.
University of Cambridge, 2008
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Rajpal Dictionary Of English Idioms & Phrases
to warm my last castes by sitting before the fire Last honours: Funeral rites * The corpse of the brave soldier is being readied for the last honours Last out: Last as long as; last to the end * The food stored in the house is enough to last out for a ...
Shori, A K, 2010
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A new Latin-English school-lexicon: on the basis of the ...
ss. ignes = a funeral pile ; ss. tori = a bier; s. honor, the last honours, funeral ceremonies; tituli 8s., epitaphs; v.orat ore supremo, with dying mouth. Hence — a ) subst. (lat), Suprema, orum, n.pl.: a) — the last moments of life : circa ss. Neroni »; Q) ...
George Richard Crooks, Christian Frederik Ingersley, Alexander Jacob Schem, 1861
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A philosophical and political history of the British ...
All the pomp of religion seems reserved for the last honours man receives before he is shut up in the grave for ever. As' soon as any one is dead in the country, the nearest neighbours have notice given them of the day of burial. These spread it ...
Guillaume Thomas F. Raynal, 1779
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The Mirror of Literature, Amusement, and Instruction
LAST HONOURS TO KOSCIUSZKO. ... immediately issued circulars to the public authorities, fixing the fourteenth "of the November following as the day of national mourning, on which the last honours were to be rendered to his memory.
Reuben Percy, John Timbs, 1831
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The New Monthly Magazine
And I desire to know, sir, on another account than my own : it is meet that he who shall render the last honours— duties I would say — to this unhappy person, should be free from all gross charge.'* There was a dead silence : the elder, at last, ...
‎1833
7
The New Monthly Magazine and Literary Journal
And I desire to know, sir, on another account than my own : it is meet that he who shall render the last honours — duties I would say — to this unhappy person, should be free from all gross charge." There was a dead silence : the elder ...
‎1833
8
The Mirror of Literature, Amusement, and Instruction
LAST HONOURS TO E08CIUSZK0. ... immediately issued circulars to the public authorities, fixing the fourteenth "of the November following as the day of national mourning, on which the last honours were to be rendered to his memory.
‎1831
9
THE MIRROR OF LITERATURE, AMUSEMENT
LAST HONOURS TO KOSCIUSZKO. Towards the close of life, unable to endure thespectacle of degradation which his conquered country exhibited, and baffled in the generous expectations which its artful conqueror had at one time bade him  ...
‎1831
10
The New Monthly Magazine
... unfaithful, which I take to be the true and genuine meaning of the word just used? And I desire to know, sir, on another account than my own : it is meet that he who shall render the last honours — duties I would say — to this unhappy person ...
Thomas Campbell, Samuel Carter Hall, Edward Bulwer Lytton Baron Lytton, 1833

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «LAST HONOURS»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term last honours is used in the context of the following news items.
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John Doyle: Beware the Emmys as a barometer of TV excellence …
In the category that at last honours Maslany, Lead Actress in a Drama, the other nominees are Claire Danes for Homeland, Viola Davis for How ... «The Globe and Mail, Jul 15»
2
Horses for Courses: CE Election 2017
No pan-democrats were on the last honours list. The game of giving SAR honours to allies is seen as election tactic aimed to win hearts and ... «Harbour Times, Jul 15»
3
A Silent Requiem to the Bard of Timeless Melodies
... the field of cinema, literature and politics came in large numbers to pay their last honours to the lyricist who mesmerised them with his verses. «The New Indian Express, Mar 15»
4
Francoise Foning begins her final journal to Eternity
... woman, Francoise Foning has been conveyed to Douala for last honours before it continues to her final resting place in the west Region. «Cameroon Radio Television, Mar 15»
5
Ana Ivanovic v Klara Koukalova - Aegon Classic Live Stream …
Although Ivanovic leads their head to head 2-1, the Czech had the last honours in Doha in a three setter. This will be Ivanovic's biggest test so ... «Rippa.com, Jun 14»
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Dick Grimm will be remembered as a golf giant
One of the last honours came in 2013 when he was granted the President's Award by Sports Media Canada for his contributions to the game of ... «Yahoo Canada Sports, May 14»
7
LoC attacks: India, Pak officials on hotline, martyrs' bodies leave for …
Army Chief Gen Bikram Singh was present to offer last honours to the five martyrs at Jammu airport. His scheduled visit to Poonch was called ... «indiatvnews.com, Aug 13»
8
Honours for GB Olympic stars
The Cabinet Office, though, denied favouritism and said 72% of the awards in the last honours list went to people who were actively involved in ... «ITV News, Sep 12»
9
Stop doling out honours to time serving politicians and civil servants …
The Cabinet Office denied the honours were dominated by politicians and celebrities, with three quarters of the awards in the last honours list ... «Telegraph.co.uk, Aug 12»
10
Late President Mills to be buried with full military honours
... personnel in full ceremonial garbs, will line both sides of the Castle Drive, with reversed arms to give the departed leader his last honours. «Myjoyonline.com, Aug 12»

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« EDUCALINGO. Last honours [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/last-honours>. Oct 2020 ».
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