conferir
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conferir(
kohm
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feh
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reer
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A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
1. (to present)
a. to confer
La nueva constitución confería poderes ilimitados al presidente.The new constitution conferred unlimited power on the president.
b. to bestow
La academia le confirió el honor de nombrarle autor del año.The academy bestowed him the honor of naming him author of the year.
c. to award
El jurado ha conferido el premio de conjunto más elegante a la modelo española.The jury awarded the prize for the most elegant outfit to the Spanish model.
2. (to provide)
a. to give
La nueva decoración de la habitación le confiere un ambiente más profesional.The room's new decor gives it a more professional atmosphere.
b. to lend
Su uniforme le confería un aire de autoridad.His uniform lent him an air of authority.
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conferir
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
1. (cualidad)
a. to give, to lend
conferir algo a alguiento confer o bestow something upon somebody
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conferir
transitive verb
1 [+premio] to award;a to; [+honor] to confer;a on; bestow;a on;
2 (proporcionar) to lend; give
los cuadros confieren un aire de dignidad a la sala the paintings lend an air of dignity to the room
3 (cotejar) [+documentos] to compare;con with;
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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conferir poderes a
to confer powers on
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