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Definition of bestow verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



bestow something (on/upon somebody) (formal)Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they bestow
he / she / it bestows
past simple bestowed
-ing form bestowing
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to give something to someone, especially to show how much they are respected an honorary degree bestowed upon her by the college
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