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conference

1. a formal meeting of two or more states, political groups, etc., esp to discuss differences or formulate common policy
2. an assembly of the clergy or of clergy and laity of any of certain Protestant Christian Churches acting as representatives of their denomination
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He commented, "Kerby Confer has always built quality radio stations and companies.
The thief or thieves made off with an undetermined number of clothes, including hooded sweatshirts, shoes, socks and an "ungodly number of white T-shirts," Confer said.
The opportunity to confer and therefore the risk of collusion was increased by a number of events.
The [approximately equal to] 100-kbp SXT element confers resistance to sulfamethoxazole, trimethoprim, chloramphenicol, and streptomycin (1).
Despite the risks, private storage remains the best option for families who consider themselves likely to need their own cord blood, Confer said.
It is all about things and the mystique they can confer on their owners, often a mystique conferred by the identity of the previous owner, as in the case of the aspirin tins, though the provenance of genuine heirlooms has, from the beginning, added to the willingness of a buyer to pay more.
Is it to be presumed that those who confer status upon some artifact do so
The company may need to report the incident to its insurance carrier and confer with legal counsel.
While the CEO of a Fortune 100 firm has a staff of expert professional managers or can afford to hire the best consultants on global strategy, CEOs of growing companies have neither the time nor the money to confer with consultants.
It was found that the animal thus immunized could then be used as a source of antitoxin that could confer at least temporary immunity on still another animal, or in a human being.
Student regent Raoul Manuel also told Inquirer that the BOR was mulling on the move to confer the honorary degree to the President.
Confer, 70, of Mexico, NY, died Tuesday at her home.

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