confer collocations and examples

 UK /kənˈfɜː(r)/

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give authority, a right, an honour etc to someone


Nouns frequently used as the subject of confer
authority: authority, jurisdiction, legitimacy, power, statusThis bill confers power on Government which no Government ought to have.a right: privilege, rightIn the event of death, the Act confers rights of succession to property.an honour: award, degree, honour, knighthoodDuring the July graduation ceremonies six honorary degrees were conferred.
 
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