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bestowing

verb
present participle of bestow

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2 to provide with living quarters or shelter
  • eventually the refugee family was bestowed in its own apartment

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“Bestowing.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/bestowing. Accessed 23 Jan. 2021.

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