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honorarium

noun acknowledgment, arrangement, compensation, consideration, earnings, emolument, fee, fiiancial remuneration, gratuity, guerdon, income, installment, meed, payment, quittance, recompense, reimbursement, remuneration, requital, retainer, reward for service, salary, settlement, stipend
See also: bonus, bounty, contribution, donation, payment, remittance, reward

honorarium

a payment made as a matter of honour and not because it is due as a legally enforceable debt.

HONORARIUM. A recompense for services rendered. It is usually applied only to the recompense given to persons whose business is connected with science; as the fee paid to counsel.
     2. It is said this honorarium is purely voluntary, and differs from a fee, which may be recovered by action. 5 Serg. & Rawle, 412; 3 Bl. Com. 28; 1 Chit. Rep. 38; 2 Atk. 332; but see 2 Penna. R. 75; 4 Watts' R. 334. Vide Dalloz, Dict. h.t., and Salary. See Counsellor at law.

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At NZNO's AGM in September, the remit for a fulltime paid president was overwhelmingly defeated, yet at the very next board meeting, the honoraria are increased to these extraordinary levels.