conferment


conferment
index alienation (transfer of title), assignment (transfer of ownership), bounty, concession (authorization), contribution (donation), conveyance, demise (conveyance), deputation (selection of delegates), dispensation (act of dispensing), legacy

Burton's Legal Thesaurus. . 2006

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  • conferment — n. the act of conferring an honor or presenting a gift. Same as {conferral}. Syn: bestowal, conferral. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • conferment — confer ► VERB (conferred, conferring) 1) grant (a title, degree, benefit, or right). 2) have discussions. DERIVATIVES conferment noun conferral noun. ORIGIN Latin conferre bring together …   English terms dictionary

  • conferment — noun see confer …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • conferment — See confer. * * * …   Universalium

  • conferment — noun The act of conferring; a presentation …   Wiktionary

  • conferment — (Roget s Thesaurus II) noun The act of conferring, as of an honor: accordance, bestowal, bestowment, conference, conferral, grant, presentation. See GIVE …   English dictionary for students

  • conferment — sb. == confirmation. RG. 349 …   Oldest English Words

  • conferment — con fer·ment || mÉ™nt n. consultation; act of bestowing …   English contemporary dictionary

  • conferment — con·fer·ment …   English syllables

  • conferment — n. 1 the conferring of a degree, honour, etc. 2 an instance of this …   Useful english dictionary


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