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noun as in act of conferring

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The more cases we have in circulation, the more chances there are of generating mutations that confer some kind of benefit to the virus.

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"Not from men" excludes human derivation; "not through man," human intervention in the conferment of Paul's office.

But Athanasius apprehended this redemption as a conferment, from without and from above, of a divine nature.

Sulla obtained the formal conferment on himself of absolute power.

Let there be no confusion about the purpose of the suggested conferment of power to make decisions effective.

The preliminaries, formal or otherwise, to the conferment of degrees have now been described.


On this page you'll find 7 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to conferment, such as: bestowal, bestowment, conferral, and presentation.

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