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transfer

verb
 
 
/trænsˈfɜːr/ ( present participle transferring, past tense and past participle transferred)
MOVE [T] B1 to move someone or something from one place to another: She was later transferred to a different hospital. I'll transfer some money into my other account.Promoting, demoting and transferring staffTransferring and transporting objects
CHANGE JOB/TEAM ETC [I, T] B2 to change to a different job, team, place of work, etc, or to make someone do this: After a year he transferred to University College, Dublin.Football/soccerGeneral terms used in ball sportsPromoting, demoting and transferring staff
CHANGE OWNER [T] to change who owns or controls something: We had all the documents transferred to my name.Business and commerce - general wordsReplacing and exchanging
transfer
 
 
/ˈtrænsfɜːr/ noun [C, U]
B2 It speeds up the transfer of information from one office to another. I'm hoping for a transfer to the Brussels office.
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