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confer a title/degree/honour etc

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishconfer a title/degree/honour etcconfer a title/degree/honour etc formalGIVEto officially give someone a title etc, especially as a reward for something they have achieved syn bestowconfer a title/degree/honour etc on/upon An honorary degree was conferred on him by the University.see thesaurus at give confer
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confer a title/degree/honour etcPoets confer honour neither on themselves nor on their work by using a sophisticated diction.
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