honoris causa


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honoris causa

(hɒˈnɔːrɪs ˈkaʊzɑː)
for the sake of honour

honoris causa

A Latin phrase meaning for the sake of honor.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.honoris causa - a degree conferred to honor the recipienthonoris causa - a degree conferred to honor the recipient
academic degree, degree - an award conferred by a college or university signifying that the recipient has satisfactorily completed a course of study; "he earned his degree at Princeton summa cum laude"
ArtsD, Doctor of Arts - an honorary arts degree
Doctor of Fine Arts - an honorary degree in fine arts
Doctor of Humane Letters - an honorary degree in letters
Doctor of Humanities - an honorary degree in the humanities
Doctor of Laws, LLD - an honorary law degree
Doctor of Science, ScD, DS - an honorary degree in science
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The university which can claim him on its list of sons, whether in regular course or honoris causa, may be proud.
On Friday, Stoichkov, who in mid-October was also appointed Bulgarian consul in Barcelona, was made Doctor Honoris Causa of the "Paisiy Hilendarski" University in the second largest city of Plovdiv.
Antes de que sus restos fueran velados en Funerales El Carmen, recibio un homenaje en el Paraninfo de la Universidad de Guadalajara en donde el rector, Jose Trinidad Padilla Lopez, anuncio el otorgamiento del doctorado honoris causa post mortem.
Panitza has received numerous awards and honors for his contributions - honorary member of the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences, a recipient of AUBG's honorary degree Doctor Honoris Causa, the highest Bulgarian state medal, Stara Planina, Chevalier (Knight) of the French Order of the Legion of Honor, recipient of the Council of Europe's Pro Merito medal.
La primera ocasion que la UMSNH entrego el Honoris Causa fue en 1942, pero se perdio la continuidad y durante los ultimos casi 30 anos no se habia entregado, hasta el pasado julio en que lo recibio el maestro Alfredo Zalce.
Marleau has received many honours in recognition of his service to the people of Canada, including a Queen Elizabeth Golden Jubilee Medal, Canada 125 Medal, Commander, Ordre de la Pleiade et de la Francophonie and a Doctorate Honoris Causa from the University of Ottawa.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel has been granted a doctor honoris causa title by the Bulgarian Ruse University "Angel Kanchev".
Mario Vargas Llosa dijo al recibir el doctorado honoris causa de la Universidad Humboldt de Berlin que acaso el unico logro de la Revolucion Mexicana fue haber integrado culturalmente a los indigenas .
In a separate ceremony, Angela Merkel was awarded the title of doctor honoris causa of Ruse University "Angel Kanchev.
Mario Vargas Llosa dijo en su discurso al recibir el doctorado honoris causa de la Universidad de la Sorbona de Paris: "La verdadera cultura es como la libertad y la justicia: trasciende las fronteras y no puede ser acotada en los estrechos margenes de una religion, una raza, una clase o una nacion sin traicionar su razon de ser y sin condenarse al provincionalismo y a la mediocridad.