honoris causa

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From Latin honoris causa (for the sake of the honor)

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honoris causa

  1. honorary degree
    • 2005 July 31, John Sutherland, “Professor Mugabe (honoris causa)”, in The Guardian[1]:
      In the administration of his new responsibilities Professor Mugabe (honoris causa) has various role models to choose from.

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