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The presence of the Google Guaranteed badge on the profile and Local Pack may confer a consumer-trust advantage that will result in higher CTRs.Google Guaranteed badge starting to appear on Google Maps listings|Greg Sterling|November 19, 2020|Search Engine Land
If infections don’t confer long-term immunity, that approach won’t work.
In return, the fungi become flush with essential nutrients and minerals, a number of which can confer antioxidant, antimicrobial, and anticancer benefits to humans.These Photos Remind Us Why Conservation Matters - Issue 92: Frontiers|Kevin Berger|November 11, 2020|Nautilus
He suggests that the fluorescent pigments absorb UV rays, emitting harmless blue light, though the study can’t say precisely how the pigments confer protection.Glowing blue helps shield this tardigrade from harmful ultraviolet light|Jonathan Lambert|October 13, 2020|Science News
High housing prices also work against the wage advantage that cities confer, especially for less-educated workers in expensive cities like New York and San Francisco.
After Doar conferred with police and protestors, the angry antagonists withdrew.Honoring The Late John Doar, A Nearly Forgotten Hero Of The Civil Rights Era|Gary May|November 15, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The stewardess conferred with the captain,” Caro said, “and they found us this little hotel in Paris.‘The Power Broker’ Turns 40: How Robert Caro Wrote a Masterpiece|Scott Porch|September 16, 2014|DAILY BEAST
In theory, innocent until proven guilty is a principle conferred on all of us.It's Not Just Teens Like Michael Brown—Even Small Black Children Are Suspect|Sally Kohn|August 20, 2014|DAILY BEAST
When Nancy Pelosi was speaker, the gold medal was authorized for golfer Arnold Palmer and conferred by Boehner.
A true icon never begged for approval or appreciation: both were conferred upon them.Streisand’s Gay Sex Problem, and the Death of the Gay Icon|Tim Teeman|May 23, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Thereupon the Prince went to Westminster Abbey and conferred knighthood upon his companions.King Robert the Bruce|A. F. Murison
The application to the Government for remuneration for benefits conferred on the public was unsuccessful.Life of Richard Trevithick, Volume II (of 2)|Francis Trevithick
A corporation has no lien on its stock for the indebtedness of the owner unless conferred by charter or statute.Putnam's Handy Law Book for the Layman|Albert Sidney Bolles
They added that it would hardly be disputed that the Railways had on the whole conferred great benefits upon Ireland.
Because Social Covenanting, approved in Scripture, conferred descending obligation.The Ordinance of Covenanting|John Cunningham