- MBEsN-COUNT: usu singAn MBE is a British honour that is awarded to a person by the King or Queen for a particular achievement. MBE is an abbreviation for `Member of the Order of the British Empire'.
He had to go to Buckingham Palace to accept an MBE from the Queen.
...Olympic gold medallist Sally Gunnell, MBE.
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