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noun     transfer pronunciation in British English
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  1. 1
    [countable/uncountable] the process of moving, or of moving someone, from one job, department, or office to another in the same organization

    We’re currently dealing with the paperwork for your transfer.

    1. a.
      [countable/uncountable] the act of moving, or of being moved from one place to another
      transfer of:

      Who is responsible for the transfer of military supplies?

    2. b.
      [countable] a person such as a football player who has been moved from one team to another
  2. 2
    [countable] a piece of paper with a design or picture that you print on another surface using heat and pressure
  3. 3
    [countable] American a ticket that allows you to move from one bus or train to another without having to pay again
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a description of an economic or political situation based on analysis of information at the present time

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an unregulated form of capitalism that features financial deregulation, privatisation and low tax for high earners

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