honoraria honoraria  /ˌɑ nə ˈrɛ ri ə/

Definition(s):

  • (n) a fee paid for a nominally free service

Usage(s):

  1. Since he asked for the honoraria to be assigned to Austin College, he did not think the honoraria were taxable income to him.
  2. They can be big statesmen because they can collect those big honoraria.
  3. Under the current ethics code, Senators must divulge honoraria of over $300; House members are required to disclose income of over $5,000 that might create a conflict of interest.

News

  • Thanks! Met Our Third Target, On to the Fourth!

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    on October 11, 2013     Source: Naked Capitalism

Quotes

  1. "According to documents filed at the FDA, GSK has paid Dr. Haffner around $75,000 in consulting fees and speaking honoraria since 1999. Dr. Haffner told Committee investigators that no one at GSK asked him to send them this study about Avandia,"...
    on Jan 30, 2008 By: Charles Grassley Source: Reuters

  2. Pachauri said as chairman of the IPCC, "I do not receive any payment, honoraria or compensation for work done for the IPCC - only travel and daily subsistence for attending IPCC meetings".
    on Jan 19, 2010 By: Rajendra Pachauri Source: Daily News & Analysis

  3. "Members were often pulled almost like a magnet into a circle of lobbyists who were very willing to pay large honoraria for them to give a brief speech or a talk to their organization or group," said Kent Cooper, former public disclosure chief...
    on Feb 9, 2004 By: Kent Cooper Source: CNN

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