Meaning of “hand sth on” in the English Dictionary

"hand sth on" in Business English

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hand sth on

phrasal verb with hand uk /hænd/ us verb

to give something to someone else:

hand sth on to sb The business will be handed on to his family or sold.

to give responsibility for something to someone else:

A year ago, she handed on the administrative directorship to become development director.

(Definition of “hand sth on” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)