honorarium

[on-uh-rair-ee-uhm]
noun, plural honorariums, honoraria [on-uh-rair-ee-uh] .
1.
a payment in recognition of acts or professional services for which custom or propriety forbids a price to be set: The mayor was given a modest honorarium for delivering a speech to our club.
2.
a fee for services rendered by a professional person.

Origin:
1650–60; < Latin honōrārium fee paid on taking office, noun use of neuter of honōrārius honorary

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honorarium (ˌɒnəˈrɛərɪəm)
 
n , pl -iums, -ia
a fee paid for a nominally free service
 
[C17: from Latin: something presented on being admitted to a post of honour]

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Most of the few posts on honoraria are about offering them, not requesting them.
Fees and honoraria for officiating at weddings, christenings, funerals and other services in the exercise of the ministry.
Royalties you earned in connection with any publication of your work and any honoraria received for your services.
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