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conferred

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past tense of confer

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1 to give the ownership or benefit of (something) formally or publicly
  • the British monarch continues to confer knighthood on those who are outstanding in their fields of endeavor

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2 to exchange viewpoints or seek advice for the purpose of finding a solution to a problem
  • my parents are going to confer with a financial adviser about saving for their retirement

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“Conferred.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/conferred. Accessed 2 Dec. 2021.

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