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amende honorable

(amɑ̃d ɔnɔrablə)
n, pl amendes honorables (amɑ̃dz ɔnɔrablə)
a public apology and reparation made to satisfy the honour of the person wronged. Sometimes shortened to: amende
[C18: literally: honourable compensation]
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