Definition of honorarium noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//ˌɒnəˈreəriəm//
; NAmE NAmE//ˌɑːnəˈreriəm//
(pl. honoraria
BrE BrE//ˌɒnəˈreəriə//
; NAmE NAmE//ˌɑːnəˈreriə//
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a payment made for somebody’s professional services Use an, not a, before honorarium. Word Originmid 17th cent.: from Latin, denoting a gift made when a person is admitted to public office, from honorarius, from honor ‘honour’.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: honorarium