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      vb   , -fers, -ferring, -ferred  
1    tr; foll by: on or upon   to grant or bestow (an honour, gift, etc.)  
2    intr   to hold or take part in a conference or consult together  
3    tr      an obsolete word for       compare  
     (C16: from Latin conferre to gather together, compare, from com- together + ferre to bring)  
   conferment, conferral             n  
  conferrable      adj  
  conferrer      n  
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