What does be given mean?

be given meaning in General Dictionary

have a tendency or personality to-do or be anything; be inclined

Sentence Examples with the word be given

Howe enlisted the support of John Bright and other members of parliament, but the imperial government was firm, and the duke of Buckingham, as colonial secretary, soon informed the governor-general in a despatch that consent could not be given for the withdrawal of Nova Scotia from the Dominion.

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