bestowment


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the act of conferring, as of an honor

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a gift that is bestowed or conferred

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the act of conferring an honor or presenting a gift

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purely instrumental role; its bestowment on the lured individual is not
But there is a sliver of light suggesting the slight bestowment of freedom.
S5's innovative combination of price, size and power surpasses all capabilities in competing technologies, as evidenced by the recent bestowment of a grant from the Department of Homeland Security to track container and cargo shipments.
Within days of the first chick bestowment we were showered with phone calls from people in town wanting to give us their baby chicks.
For as we read, God made man "just and right, / sufficient to have stood, though free to fall" but also "such [He] created all th' Ethereal Powers / And Spirits, both them who stood and them whofail'd." So the divine bestowment of "liberty" was due to all, including humans and angels of all kind (see emphasis in the previous sentence) not reduced by any means to "the fallen angels" alone, as Sellin asserts.
And with the debate in recent months over the bestowment of Permanent Normal Trade Relations (previously called Most Favored Nation status) toward China, the discussions have become more heated and more intense.
This landmark enactment marked the bestowment of a "breathtaking promise for people with mental disabilities."(6) Congress noted:
The highlight of the meeting was the bestowment of the van der Pol Gold Medal, the URSI's highest award, which is awarded tri-annually.
These and more should make the June 12 bestowment a very curious gift to the South West, something in the mould of a poisoned chalice.
Some traditions call it the night of blessings and accountability when Almighty Allah makes mass judgments regarding lives, deaths, bestowments and blessings for the next year.
A large number of the faithful will go to mosques to offer special prayers nawafil and Shabina during the whole night, which according to some traditions is the night of blessings and accountability wherein mass judgments regarding lives, deaths, bestowments and blessings for the next year are made by Almighty Allah.
The poet was hoping to receive some bestowments from the country's emir, and hence said this humorous poem than ended with: [loose translation: Tell this one-eyed antichrist, your time has come, if you intend to rise].
But for sport to maintain its exalted position, the leagues, associations, and organizations that host sporting functions must run efficiently and fairly, and somehow grapple with the burdens that accompany fan devotion and large bestowments of money.