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Definition of dishonor verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

     

    dishonor

     verb
    (dishonour) verb
    NAmE//dɪsˈɑnər//
     
    (formal)Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they dishonor ()dishonour he / she / it dishonors ()dishonours past simple dishonored ()dishonoured -ing form dishonoring ()dishonouring
     
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  1. 1dishonor somebody/something to make someone or something lose the respect of other people You have dishonored the name of the school.
  2. 2dishonor something to refuse to keep an agreement or promise He had dishonored nearly all of his election pledges. opposite honor

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