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- the act of conferring or bestowing; conferment: the conferral of an honorary doctorate on the president.
Origin of conferral
First recorded in 1875–80; confer
Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018
Word Origin and History for conferral
Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper