honour-bound

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honour-bound

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honor-bound

adj
morally obliged
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honour-bound

honor-bound (Am) [ˈɒnəˌbaʊnd] adj to be honour-bound to dodover fare per una questione di onore
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Based on a true story, "Sin City Retribution: Stolen Steel" by Rick Hart is thrilling read from cover to cover, as a member of a back-patched, outlaw motorcycle club tells a tale of the gritty, honor-bound, romantic life of a Sin City Biker.
Lagi niyang sinasabi sa amin sa (He always tells us in the) Cabinet meeting that he is honor-bound to uphold what are the agreements that have been settled and signed by the government," he said.
It's our honor-bound duty not only to our mothers, our sisters, our wives and our daughters, who carry the same burden as we do to build the nation and shape its character, but also to the wide world and to our neighbors.
Honor-bound "to the concept of duty, that sacrifice for the good of others is not only laudable, but expected, especially when it comes to family," he is determined to see that justice is again served, even after his investigation soon reveals that some very important people are involved, to his, and his family's, peril.
In the following essay, coeditor Lisa Tendrich Frank argues that General Sherman understood well how abuses of Confederate women in his march across Georgia "directly assaulted and insulted" their honor-bound Confederate menfolk too far away to defend them (127).
Under Afghan tribal tradition, when women appeal for peace, men are honor-bound to listen.
So, I feel honor-bound to remind you that, in the absence of continued leadership in education, others will step in.
Our leaders are honor-bound to support those who suffer from PTSD.
As a card-carrying chocoholic, I felt honor-bound to my readers to find an answer.
Although project leaders are honor-bound to behave according to the agency standards of conduct, experience has shown that it is best for upper management to verify as well as to trust.