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also: -rr-
American English: /kənˈfər/
British English: /kənˈfəː/

Translation of confer in Spanish:

transitive verb

  • (bestow)
    conferir [formal]
    to confer something on o upon somebody/something
    concederle algo a alguien/algo
    conferirle algo a alguien/algo [formal]
    Example sentences
    • Finally, has any valuable benefit been conferred on either party?
    • Chief among these is the question of whether any benefits were conferred on the generous donors.
    • The ceremony in which SFU will confer the honorary degrees, will be held on the last day of the Dalai Lama's visit.

intransitive verb

  • (discuss) to confer with somebody (about something)
    consultar (algo) con alguien
    she conferred with her lawyer before giving her decision
    antes de dar su decisión consultó con su abogado
    Example sentences
    • There on the road, the woman is conferring with Henry.
    • ‘After conferring with my colleagues, several of them asked me to run for chair,’ he said.
    • After conferring with flight controllers and three doctors who happened to be on board, the pilot decided to land in Newfoundland's capital.
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