retransfer

verb
re·​trans·​fer | \ (ˌ)rē-tran(t)s-ˈfər How to pronounce retransfer (audio) , -ˈtran(t)s-ˌfər\
retransferred; retransferring

Definition of retransfer

transitive verb

: to transfer (something or someone) back or again retransferring funds retransferring the property to the original owners He was retransferred to a military base in Hawaii.

Other Words from retransfer

retransfer \ (ˌ)rē-​ˈtran(t)s-​ˌfər How to pronounce retransfer (audio) \ noun, plural retransfers
a retransfer of funds laws governing the retransfer of nuclear material to a third country

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1609, in the meaning defined above

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