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be honored

To feel very proud about something, often something that someone has bestowed upon one. I'm so honored that you asked me to be your best man. Jill was honored to have won such a prestigious award.
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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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An estate agent has been honoured for supporting one of the area's many Rotary Clubs - Paul Carr, founder of the Agency of the same name, was presented with a certificate of thanks by Erdington Rotary Club.
A businessman who set up a company to help ethnic minorities set up companies has been honoured for his work.