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point of honor

noun
1.
an issue that affects one's honor, reputation, etc.:
It was a point of honor with him to avenge any insult to his family.
Origin of point of honor
1605-1615
1605-15
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  • Some gentlemen seem to have considered it as a point of honor.
  • To pay their debts is their national point of honor.

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