Definition of 'transfer'
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He would need an organized structure for transferring information. Smithsonian Mag (2017)He was transferred to another hospital for surgery. Times, Sunday Times (2016)He is a free agent and therefore is allowed to sign for a club outside the transfer window. Times, Sunday Times (2016)An alternative way of transferring money from one generation to another is to make what are called regular gifts from income. Times, Sunday Times (2017)One week left, so who will go before transfer deadline? Times, Sunday Times (2017)Getting the details of any transfer from English club chiefs is like pulling teeth. The Sun (2016)You become exposed to an environment, and the transfer of information is what we say to him and likewise. Times, Sunday Times (2017)The prize also includes transfers. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Both industries are able to transfer intellectual property around the world, making it easier to justify recording profits in different countries. Times, Sunday Times (2016)This will be useful in the transfer process and to work out how much you may be owed (or how much you owe to your previous supplier). Times, Sunday Times (2016)This area is key to transferring information from one side of the brain to the other. Times, Sunday Times (2006)These were then used to transfer them to another phone provider. Times, Sunday Times (2006)Simple ideas are more readily transferred from one person to another than complex ideas. Exploring language (6th edn) (1995) One simply transfers the speaking skills to the second language. Educational Psychology in a Changing World (1988)The prize also includes transfers at the destination. Times, Sunday Times (2008)This transfers heat from the stale air leaving the building to the fresh air coming in. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Witnesses saw the haul being transferred to another vehicle before the van was found torched. The Sun (2013)The proposals will force the new service provider to take charge of the transfer process. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Washington said that sanctions on the field would restrict exports and transfers of technology and equipment. Times, Sunday Times (2015)The council has reviewed procedures to improve transfer of information between departments. The Sun (2009)The helicopters account for about half the available seats used to transfer workers. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Exchange is carried out when individuals and groups transfer valuables to one another in return for other valuables. Macrosociology: An Introduction to Human Societies (1995)Free bus transfers take three minutes. The Sun (2011)An inability to transfer property at the agreed time would amount to a breach of condition and a total failure of consideration. Times, Sunday Times (2016)There is a strong relationship between the money the club spends on transfers and wages and the number of points a club gets. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Trade deals work only if investors are granted freedom against national favouritism and a guarantee of fair legal procedures and transfers of capital. Times, Sunday Times (2015)This image is on the purchased ticket, making transfer all but impossible. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Deposit withdrawal limits could be introduced, along with restrictions on the amount of money that can be transferred outside the country. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Plus, transfer windows have gone out the window - you get three transfers per month instead. The Sun (2016)
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Translations for 'transfer'
British English: transfer /ˈtrænsfɜː/ NOUN
The transfer of something or someone is the act of transferring them.
Arrange for the transfer of medical records to your new doctor.
- American English: transfer
- Arabic: تـَحْوِيل
- Brazilian Portuguese: transferência
- Chinese: 转换
- Croatian: transfer
- Czech: převod
- Danish: overførsel
- Dutch: transfer
- European Spanish: transferencia
- Finnish: siirto johonkin
- French: transfert
- German: Transfer
- Greek: μεταφορά
- Italian: trasferire
- Japanese: 移転
- Korean: 이동
- Norwegian: overføring
- Polish: przeniesienie
- European Portuguese: transferência
- Romanian: transfer
- Russian: перевод
- Spanish: transferencia
- Swedish: överföra
- Thai: การย้ายโอน
- Turkish: transfer
- Ukrainian: переміщення
- Vietnamese: sự chuyển giao
British English: transfer VERB
If you transfer something or someone from one place to another, or they transfer from one place to another, they go from the first place to the second.
Remove the wafers with a spoon and transfer them to a plate.
Definition of transfer from the Collins English Dictionary
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