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adjective as in holding a conference

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If there are any valid objections, the House and Senate withdraw to confer separately.

Lindstrom also conferred with Pohl, the chief of the core lab.

Reducing personnel or changing employee working conditions are often subject to so-called “meet and confer” negotiations with labor union representatives.

Earlier this week, he spoke approvingly of the rate of spread, given that it, too, confers immunity.

If a vaccine can confer long-lasting immunity, on the order of years to decades, widespread community transmission around the globe could cease, he says.

One evening, they found Sanjay and his friends “conferring” with two women in a hotel room near the slum.

Various countries are conferring about how to solve that problem.

Pinault, gray-flannelled and black-shoed, was conferring at the next-door table with an adviser, Philippe Segalot.

The first commencement of Union College for conferring degrees in the arts and sciences.

But they went slowly, with much half-whispered, sullen conferring and many a backward glance at Marius and those with him.

In 1855 Congress passed an act conferring citizenship on alien women who should marry American citizens.

That could not be entered into without conferring that obligation on all the parties represented at its formation.

She could not but love one upon whom she was conferring such rich blessings.


On this page you'll find 12 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to conferring, such as: consulting, conversing, counseling, deliberating, discussing, and meeting.

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