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abbr.
Latin confer (compare)
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cf.

abbreviation for
compare
[Latin: confer]
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Adv.1.cf. - compare (used in texts to point the reader to another location in the text)
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cf.

abbr (= compare) → cf., voir
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cf.

abbr =comparecf, cfr
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References in classic literature ?
I have therefore with some diffidence ventured to depart from the received translation of [Greek] (cf. Alcaeus frag.
{171} The interpretation of lines 126-143 is most dubious, and at best we are in a region of melodrama: cf., however, i.425, etc.
Cf. "The History of Henry VII," by Lord Bacon: "King Charles had conquered the realm of Naples, and lost it again, in a kind of a felicity of a dream.
Glaucon is the impetuous youth who can "just never have enough of fechting" (cf. the character of him in Xen.
(7) Aidos, as a quality, is that feeling of reverence or shame which restrains men from wrong: Nemesis is the feeling of righteous indignation aroused especially by the sight of the wicked in undeserved prosperity (cf. "Psalms", lxxii.
Jerome commends him for a plain style that allowed his teachings to reach the common man; cf. P.
Recent discoveries stress the importance of early treatment for all children with CF.
A typical AF-DE pattern, when observed before 22 weeks, would exclude severe CF.
17; cf. the several references in Acts to Christianity as the "Way," e.g., 9:2).
The entire chapter 13 entitled, "Lady Madonna," presents Madonna Ciccone as a Catholic housewife, but she is not, because Susan Brown, the officiating minister, is not a Roman Catholic priest (cf. p.
Recipients will receive up to USD 10,000 in funding and are selected in consultation with the CF Adult Advisory Council, an external panel comprised entirely of adults with CF.