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conferred (See confer)
adv : compare (used in texts to point the reader to another location in the text) [syn: cf., cf, see, see also]

Verb

1 have a conference in order to talk something over; "We conferred about a plan of action" [syn: confabulate, confab, consult]
2 present; "The university conferred a degree on its most famous former student, who never graduated"; "bestow an honor on someone" [syn: bestow] [also: conferring, conferred]conferred adj : given formally or officially [syn: bestowed, presented]

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