to confer with somebody: bàn bạc với ai, hỏi ý kiến ai
conferred|conferring|conferskən'fɜː verb +have a conference in order to talk something over +present
1 converse, consult, deliberate, talk (over), discuss, take counsel:
I shall have to confer with my colleagues on that matter.
2 When transitive, confer on. give, grant, present, award; bestow (on):
The prizes will be conferred after the dinner. He was bewildered by the honours conferred on him.
Advanced English Dictionary
+verb (-rr-) (formal) 1[V] ~ (with sb) (on / about sth) to discuss sth with sb, especially in order to exchange opinions or get advice: He wanted to confer with his colleagues before reaching a decision. 2[VN] ~ sth (on / upon sb) to give sb an award, a university degree or a particular honour or right: An honorary degree was conferred on him by Oxford University in 1995.
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