Honorariums

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

Dictionary.com Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
Cite This Source Link To honorariums
Collins
World English Dictionary
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]

Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 10th Edition
2009 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins
Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009
Cite This Source
Copyright © 2014 Dictionary.com, LLC. All rights reserved.
  • Please Login or Sign Up to use the Recent Searches feature
FAVORITES
RECENT

;