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English definition of “transfer”

transfer

noun [C] (SPORTS)    /ˈtræns.fɜːr/ US  /-fɝː/
a player who has moved from one sports team to another: They've a new transfer from Tottenham playing for them.Competitors and participants in sports and gamesPromoting, demoting and transferring staff
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