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Origin of transfer

1350–1400; Middle English transferren (v.) <Latin trānsferre, equivalent to trāns-trans- + ferre to bear1, carry

OTHER WORDS FROM transfer

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How to use transfer in a sentence

British Dictionary definitions for transfer

transfer

verb (trænsˈfɜː) -fers, -ferring or -ferred
noun (ˈtrænsfɜː)

Derived forms of transfer

transferable or transferrable, adjectivetransferability, noun

Word Origin for transfer

C14: from Latin transferre, from trans- + ferre to carry
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