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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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Florano said their barangay officials and employees have received their honorarium last December, but it was only half of the honorarium for the month of September.
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81) Section 601(a) of the Reform Act amended the Ethics in Government Act of 1978 by creating the "Honoraria Prohibition," which firmly states that "[a]n individual may not receive any honorarium while that individual is a Member, officer or employee.
All apparently went smoothly until last fall, when the attorney general's office investigated accusations that he had received a $1,000 honorarium from LearningStation, a content and technology vendor hired as part of the ASP project, and that he also took several out-of-state trips paid for by LearningStation.
On several occasions I have been asked to speak by nonprofit organizations whose budgets did not allow an honorarium.
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ULEMA: The religious scholars of Shahmansoor Madressah have rejected the honorarium offered to prayer leaders by the provincial government.