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transferencenoun [U]

uk   /trænsˈfɜː.rəns/  us   /ˈtræns.fɚ.əns/
formal the ​process of ​moving something or someone from one ​place, ​position, etc. to another: UN ​observers were there to ​ensure the ​smooth transference of ​power.
specialized psychology a ​situation in which a ​person who is ​receivingtreatmenttransfers the ​thoughts and ​emotions they have been having about one ​person on to someone ​else, ​especially the ​person who is ​trying to ​treat them: Therapists should always be on the ​lookout for transference from ​theirclients.
(Definition of transference from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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transferencenoun [U]

 /trænsˈfɜr·əns, ˈtræns·fər·əns/
the ​transfer of ​ideas or ​methods from one ​situation to another
fmlTransference is also the ​movement of something or someone from one ​place or ​position to another
(Definition of transference from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “transference”
in Chinese (Simplified) 转移, 转让, 调动…
in Chinese (Traditional) 轉移, 轉讓, 調動…
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