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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

The act of bestowing an honor or presenting a gift.

Usage examples (27)
  • Noun : the conferral of an honorary doctorate on the president
  • Medals needed awarding; promotions needed conferral.
  • Mandela will attend the conferral of an honorary degree on
  • And then came the conferral of his mission: Do not be afraid. for more
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