Bestowal

  • 1Bestowal — Be*stow al, n. The act of bestowing; disposal. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 2bestowal — index appropriation (donation), benefit (conferment), cession, charity, concession (authorization) …

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  • 3bestowal — (n.) 1773, from BESTOW (Cf. bestow) + AL (Cf. al) (2) …

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  • 4bestowal — bestow ► VERB ▪ give or grant (an honour, right, or gift). DERIVATIVES bestowal noun. ORIGIN from Old English st w «place» …

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  • 5bestowal — noun see bestow …

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  • 6bestowal — See bestowable. * * * …

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  • 7bestowal — noun the act of bestowing …

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  • 8bestowal — Synonyms and related words: accommodation, accordance, administration, application, applying, award, awarding, bestowment, communication, concession, conferment, conferral, contribution, deliverance, delivery, donation, dosage, dosing, endowment …

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  • 9bestowal — (Roget s Thesaurus II) noun. The act of conferring, as of an honor: accordance, bestowment, conference, conferment, conferral, grant, presentation. See GIVE …

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  • 10bestowal — be stow·al || əʊəl n. grant, gift; act of giving, granting …

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  • 11bestowal — n.; (also bestowing, bestowment) 1. Putting, placing, stowing, stowage, storing, storage, disposing. 2. Giving, grant, granting, imparting, impartation, conferring …

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  • 12bestowal — be·stow·al …

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  • 13bestowal — noun 1. the act of conferring an honor or presenting a gift (Freq. 1) • Syn: ↑bestowment, ↑conferral, ↑conferment • Derivationally related forms: ↑confer (for: ↑conferment), ↑ …

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  • 14bestow — bestowal, bestowment, n. /bi stoh /, v.t. 1. to present as a gift; give; confer (usually fol. by on or upon): The trophy was bestowed upon the winner. 2. to put to some use; apply: Time spent in study is time well bestowed. 3. Archaic. a. to… …

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  • 15Actual Grace — • A grace that is given for the performance of salutary acts and is present and disappears with the action itself Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Actual Grace     Actual Grace …

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  • 16Samoa 'ava ceremony — The ʻaumaga, ava makers must follow etiquette and cultural protocol in the making and serving of the ava. It is usually an honour to be selected for the ceremony. The ʻaumaga, with prescribed roles in the ceremony, were a select guild in the past …

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  • 17Fa'amatai — Three matai, the two older men bearing the symbols of orator chief status – the fue (flywhisk made of organic sennit rope with a wooden handle) over their left shoulder. The central elder holds the orator s wooden staff (to oto o) of office and… …

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  • 18Roman Catholicism — the faith, practice, and system of government of the Roman Catholic Church. [1815 25] * * * Largest single Christian denomination in the world, with some one billion members, or about 18% of the world s population. The Roman Catholic church has… …

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  • 19Nature and Attributes of God —     The Nature and Attributes of God     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► The Nature and Attributes of God     I. As Known Through Natural Reason     A. Infinity of God     B. Unity or Unicity of God     C. Simplicity of God     D. Divine Personality… …

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  • 20conferral — n. esp. US = conferment. * * * noun the act of conferring an honor or presenting a gift • Syn: ↑bestowal, ↑bestowment, ↑conferment • Derivationally related forms: ↑confer (for: ↑conferment), ↑ …

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