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o nuh ri fik

  • n  an expression of respect
    the Japanese use many honorifics
  • s  conferring or showing honor or respect
    honorific social status commonly attaches to membership in a recognized profession

  • Born Yoshihito Nakano in 1946, he is the second tattooist to be bestowed the honorific titlethe tattooist affixation "Hori" means engravein a line started by his master, the .
  • This brave and visionary pastor has given a completely new sense to the ancient honorific; his work puts squarely on our agenda the question of how we express spiritual .
  • Instead, his honorific came from the people he governed.

  • Seamus Heaney in Reuters UK
    Much about the David Cohen Prize makes it highly honorific,Heaney, 69, said in a statement. "First of all there's the list of the previous winners, a roll call of the best; there's the fact that you don't enter for it but are chosen from...
  • Thorstein Veblen in News24
    Veblen explains: "Since the consumption of these more excellent goods is an evidence of wealth, it becomes honorific; and conversely, the failure to consume in due quantity and quality becomes a mark of inferiority and demerit".
  • Edgardo Angara in ABS CBN News
    The charter reiterates the premiere status of UP by making it the National University,Angara wrote. "But the characterization of NU is more than the honorific title. In terms of preferences among the hierarchy of state universities and...

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