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No but they can receive honorary knighthoods. By tradition, clergy receiving a knighthood are not dubbed, as the use of a sword is thought inappropriate for their calling. Foreign citizens occasionally receive honorary knighthoods; they are not dubbed, and they do not use the style 'Sir'.

Such knighthoods are conferred by The Queen, on the advice of the Foreign and Commonwealth Office, on those who have made an important contribution to relations between their country and Britain. Foreign citizens given knighthoods over the years include Chancellor Kohl, President Mitterrand and Mayor Giuliani of New York.

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What is the English word for knight?

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