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1‘the plants should be transferred into a tank’
move, convey, shift, remove, take, carry, fetch, lift, bring, bear, conduct, send, pass on, transport, relay, change, relocate, resettle, transplant, uproot
2‘we will transfer full planning responsibility to local authorities’
hand over, pass on, make over, turn over, sign over, transmit, convey, consign, commit, devolve, assign, cede, surrender, relinquish, delegate, entrust, grant, give, refer
divert, channel, redirect
1‘he got a free transfer to a Spanish team’
movement, move, moving, shifting, shift, handover, relocation, repositioning, transplant, redirection, conveyance, transferral, transference, removal, change, changeover, switch, conversion
2‘she signed the transfer in her maiden name’
conveyance, transfer document
papers, deeds, documentation
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