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honours list

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(Government, Politics & Diplomacy) Brit a list of those who have had or are having an honour, esp a peerage or membership of an order of chivalry, conferred on them
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Noun1.honours list - a list issued by examiners that categorizes students according to the class of honours they achieved in their degree examinations
list, listing - a database containing an ordered array of items (names or topics)
Britain, Great Britain, U.K., UK, United Kingdom, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland - a monarchy in northwestern Europe occupying most of the British Isles; divided into England and Scotland and Wales and Northern Ireland; `Great Britain' is often used loosely to refer to the United Kingdom
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Honours lists are published twice a year, on the Queen's official birthday in June and at New Year, and recognise extraordinary achievement and service to the UK.
Honours lists are published at the New Year and on the Queen's official birthday in June, and celebrate people who have made extraordinary achievements in public life.
Two Dean's Honours Lists are published in each academic year to record the achievements of students in the fall and spring semesters, an initiative that began with the fall 2011 semester.
He said: "It was more of a cock-up than a conspiracy but there are two honours lists a year and it's expected Liverpool will receive due recognition in the next one.
A year after Tony Blair became Prime Minister, he said he was ``ensuring the honours lists better recognise the achievement of ordinary people in changing things for the better''.
The Community College of Qatar (CCQ) has recognised students who are on the Dean's and Honours lists for the first year at the college.
But honours lists should be about saluting people of true gallantry like Bill Hagan.
Tony Blair has already said head teachers who perform well will qualify for the awards in the Honours Lists.
A second James Bond actor - suave Englishman Roger Moore - may have been denied a knighthood in the New Year's Honours list.
A British expat resident of Paphos has been awarded a medal in the Queen's New Year's Honours List 2018.