guest of honor


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guest of honor

a guest who gets special attention from everyone; the person for whom a party, celebration, or ceremony is given. Bob is the guest of honor, and many people will make speeches about him. The guest of honor sits at the front of the room on the dais.
See also: guest, honor, of
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sa, has been designed to mark the occasion of the Saudi participation as the guest of honor at the exhibition.
The event's guest of honor was received at the venue by the ambassador of Australia to the Kingdom Neil Hokins and a number of officials of the embassy.
Guest of Honor Reception, followed by dinner and the awards ceremony at 7 p.
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Gaming industry guests of honor include Steve Long, Kenneth Hite, Chris Pramas, Rick Loomis, James Ernest, Tracy Hickman, Skaff Elias, Dave Williams, Owen Seyler, Christian Moore, John Kovalic, and artist guest of honor April Lee.
Riyadh, Shawwal 12, 1434, Aug 19, 2013, SPA -- The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia will be a guest of honor at the 20th Beijing International Book Fair to be held from August 28 to September 2, 2013.
Guest of Honor Lancaster, the first woman to hold her position in City government, thanked PWC for the award for Professional Leadership and announced that "$36 billion of construction work will be heading to New York over the next 10 years.
Gordon Fullerton will be the guest of honor and throw out the first pitch tonight as the Lancaster JetHawks commemorates the 33rd anniversary of the first landing on the moon.
Klausner, MD, Executive Director of Global Health at the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, will be the evening's Guest of Honor.
Seoul, Rajab 29, 1433, June 19, 2012, SPA -- The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia participates as guest of honor in Seoul International Book Fair 2012, which kicks off tomorrow in the South Korean capital of Seoul.
Try as the pop star might, he just couldn't get the evening's guest of honor to, well, ``shake his bon-bon,'' as Bates so eloquently put it.
The meeting discussed preparations for Casablanca International Book Fair to be held on February 9, in which the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia will be a guest of honor.
Fritz, who retired in 1969 as a first sergeant after 20 years in the Army, will be a guest of honor today at the Rosamond Veterans Day ceremony, which will commemorate the 50th anniversary of the Korean War and of the Chosin battle.
Marvel Comics Editor-in-Chief Joe Quesada, who is in charge of X-Men, Daredevil, Spiderman and the Hulk - this year's hottest properties, will be joined by World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE)'s ferocious Stone Cold Steve Austin and Guest of Honor and one of the most celebrated comic artists of today, Alex Ross.