conferring

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act of conferring legality or sanction or formal warrant authorisation , authorization , empowerment
act of conferring an honor or presenting a gift bestowal , bestowment , conferment , conferral
official document issued by a government and conferring on the recipient the rank of an officer in the armed forces commission , military commission
law conferring privileges on owners of homesteads homestead law
ceremony of conferring authority induction , investiture
act of ordaining; the act of conferring (or receiving) holy orders ordinance , ordination
judicial certificate saying that a will is genuine and conferring on the executors the power to administer the estate probate , probate will
formal religious ceremony conferring a specific grace on those who receive it; the two Protestant ceremonies are baptism and the Lord's Supper; in the Roman Catholic Church and the Eastern Orthodox Church there are seven traditional rites accepted as inst sacrament
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