bestow Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

Meaning of “bestow” in the English Dictionary

"bestow" in British English

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bestowverb [T often passive]

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 ​greatbravery.
noun [U or S] uk   us   /-əl/
Her father's ​blessingrepresented a bestowal of ​consent upon her ​marriage.
(Definition of bestow from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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bestowverb [T]

 us   /bɪˈstoʊ/ fml
to give something as an ​honor or ​present: The country’s ​highestmedal was bestowed upon him for ​heroism.
(Definition of bestow from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “bestow”
in Spanish otorgar, conceder…
in Vietnamese ban cho…
in Malaysian mengurniakan…
in Thai ให้…
in French conférer à…
in German verleihen…
in Chinese (Simplified) 赠予, 给予…
in Turkish bağışlamak, sunmak, vermek…
in Russian присуждать…
in Indonesian memberikan, melimpahkan…
in Chinese (Traditional) 贈予, 給予…
in Polish obdarzać, przyznawać…
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