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transfer

noun
 
 
/ˈtrænsfɜːr/
[U] the process of moving someone or something from one place to another: Very little of the bank's business will be affected by the parent group's transfer of jobs to Asia. Technical problems were delaying the money transfer.
[C] an occasion when someone or something moves from one place to another: Many merchants who prefer electronic transfers to dealing with the paper checks. This account requires 14 days' notice for transfers out. He loved living there but had to sell because of a job transfer.
[U] LAW the act of making something the legal property of another person: You will need to pay a solicitor to handle the transfer of ownership of the property from the seller to you.
→  See also balance transfer , bank transfer , blank transfer , book transfer , cable transfer , capital transfer tax , credit transfer , deed of transfer , file transfer , telegraphic transfer , wireless transfer
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