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be honored

To feel very pleased about something, often something that someone else has bestowed upon the speaker. I'm so honored that you asked me to be your Best Man. I'm honored to have won such a prestigious award.
See also: honor

be/feel honoured (to do something)

feel proud and happy: I was honoured to have been mentioned in his speech.
See also: feel, honour
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We are honored that the Bureau chose the L'Enfant Plaza Post Office to be the site of Washington's first commercial transaction with the new $20 bill.
We are honored to receive this award for excellence in year-round community service," said Vesta Brandt, Vice President and Market Manager for Clear Channel Radio Beaumont.
We are honored that he has agreed to be a part of Galen as a Senior Advisor and know his help and insight will be a great benefit to the firm and our clients.
He exemplifies leadership in the technical world and we are honored to recognize him with this distinguished award.