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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Bestowment  \Be*stow"ment\,  n. 
  1.  The  act  of  giving  or  bestowing;  a  conferring  or  bestowal. 
 
  If  we  consider  this  bestowment  of  gifts  in  this 
  view.  --Chauncy. 
 
  2.  That  which  is  given  or  bestowed. 
 
  They  almost  refuse  to  give  due  praise  and  credit  to 
  God's  own  bestowments.  --I.  Taylor. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  bestowment 
  n  1:  a  gift  that  is  bestowed  or  conferred  [syn:  {bestowal}] 
  2:  the  act  of  conferring  an  honor  or  presenting  a  gift  [syn:  {bestowal}, 
  {conferral},  {conferment}] 




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