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An abbreviation for the Latin word confer, meaning "compare."

The use of this abbreviation indicates that another section of a particular work or another case or volume contains contrasting, comparable, or explanatory opinions and text.

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As a teen, Confer's first job was at the North Greece burger joint, Schaller's Drive-In.
If we are willing to accept that a small segment of the artworld can establish the arthood of some object, we are equally committed to saying that a few members can confer non-arthood.
'The University of the Philippines to confer Doctor of Laws, honoris causa, to Duterte.
Infection typically confers lifelong immunity, so the disease almost always appears in young children rather than in adults.
29 ( ANI ): Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Sunday wrote a letter to Prime Minister Narendra Modi, urging him to confer the country's highest civilian award, the Bharat Ratna to socialist political leader Ram Manohar Lohia.
Thus, the arrangements confer a benefit that violates the inurement proscription of Sec.
The genes that allow bacteria to fight off mercury's toxic effects lie on the same stretch of DNA as the genes that confer resistance to antibiotics, Summers notes.
Researchers have suspected since the mid-1970s that some vegetables confer resistance to cancer, especially the cruciferous vegetables, such as broccoli, brussels sprouts and cabbage.
The observation prompted Confer's group to investigate how the two HSV strains -- HSV-I, which causes oral herpes, and HSV-II, which causes genital herpes -- might promote other infections.
New Delhi, July 4 ( ANI ): President Pranab Mukherjee will confer the National Youth Awards for the year 2011-12 at a function here at Rashtrapati Bhavan today.
New Delhi, Nov.2 ( ANI ): Australia's Minister for Regional Australia, Regional Development and Local Government and Minister for the Arts Simon Crean will confer membership to the Order of Australia on Indian cricketer Sachin Tendulkar in Mumbai on Tuesday, 6 November.

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