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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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Additionally, the honorarium creates a personal relationship.
5 grade-point average and hopes to become a surgeon after majoring in neuroscience at University of California, Los Angeles, received a $1,000 scholarship and a $500 honorarium he will donate to Desert Vineyard Christian Fellowship Youth Ministries.
I announce two honorariums for the employees of NA and senate", he made this announcement in NA here Friday.
Mayor Ron Eddy, who is also a member of the board for the Rural Ontario Municipal Association and the AMO, the association representing municipal councils in Ontario, received an honorarium of $65,662.
The proposed honorarium for the retired officials could range from ` 15,000 to ` 75,000 per case, according to their seniority.
Many honors are received with the awards, such as monetary honorariums, engraved plaques and recognition at an awards banquet held in honor of the recipients.
A health department manager did not disclose honorariums and paid travel expenses on his statements of economic interest and agreed to declare such income in the future.