Meaning of honorarium


Pronunciation: (on"u-râr'ē-um), [key]
— pl. -rar•i•ums, -rar•i•a
  1. a payment in recognition of acts or professional services for which custom or propriety forbids a price to be set: The mayor was given a modest honorarium for delivering a speech to our club.
  2. a fee for services rendered by a professional person.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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