Translation of confer in Spanish:


Pronunciation: /kənˈfɜːr; kənˈfɜː(r)/


  • (bestow) [honor/title/right] conceder, conferir* [formal] to confer sth on o upon sb/sth concederle or [formal] conferirle* algo a algn/algo


  • (discuss) consultar to confer with sb (about sth) consultar (algo) con algn she conferred with her lawyer before giving her decision antes de dar su decisión consultó con su abogado

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