conferment


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con·fer

 (kən-fûr′)
v. con·ferred, con·fer·ring, con·fers
v.tr.
1. To bestow (an honor, for example): conferred a medal on the hero.
2. To invest with (a characteristic, for example): a carefully worded statement that conferred an aura of credibility.
v.intr.
To meet in order to deliberate together or compare views; consult: conferred with her attorney.

[Latin cōnferre : com-, com- + ferre, to bring; see bher- in Indo-European roots.]

con·fer′ment, con·fer′ral n.
con·fer′ra·ble adj.
con·fer′rer n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.conferment - the act of conferring an honor or presenting a giftconferment - the act of conferring an honor or presenting a gift
giving, gift - the act of giving

conferment

noun
The act of conferring, as of an honor:
Translations

conferment

[kənˈfɜːmənt] conferral [kənˈfɜːrəl] N [of honour] → otorgamiento m, concesión f (on a) [of title] → concesión f (on a)

conferment

, conferral
n (of title, degree)Verleihung f
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