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Definition of "conferrer" [con•fer•rer]

  • A person who confers or bestows something (noun) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "conferrer" in a sentence
  • "Although my second middle name, Apostolides, is on every diploma I have ever received, and I always provided a phonetic transcription of it, every graduation of my life has been exactly the same: the degree-conferrer looks down at my diploma, pales visibly, looks up at me helplessly – and then announces me as only Anne Mini."
  • "But if the whole result of the exertion for which the receiver is bound to be grateful, is to be neutralised by the greed of the conferrer of the favour — if all is to be taken that has been given, and much more also — what ground will there be left for gratitude?"
  • "He had Marshal Ney's deserved reputation -- le brave des braves -- and there is no more coldly critical conferrer of such repute than the British Army in the field."
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