Translation of "bestow" - English-Spanish dictionary


verb uk /bɪˈstəʊ/ us /-ˈstoʊ/ formal

to give something as an honour or present

The George Cross is a decoration that is bestowed upon/on British civilians for acts of great bravery.
bestowal noun uk /-əl/ us

(Translation of “bestow” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)


verb /biˈstəu/

(with on) (formal ) to give (especially a title, award etc) to someone

otorgar, conceder
The Queen bestowed a knighthood on him.
bestowal noun

otorgamiento, concesión
the bestowal of the title Duke of Cambridge.

(Translation of “bestow” from the PASSWORD English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)