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noun as in conveyance

noun as in transmission

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Example Sentences

What’s beautiful and powerful and ethically valuable about translation is this intense attention to the other, and not only attention, but an identification with a sort of transference.

From Time

It is now becoming more and more common to arrange for the transference of stops from one keyboard to another.

The transference of it from ship to shore and from shore to ship is a matter of awful noise and perspiring confusion.

Without adequate expression there is no art, for there is no infection, no transference to others of the author's feeling.

For there was much work to be done, big burdens to be carried in the transference of their effects from camp to camp.

This is all the more surprising since we have not the slightest ground for supposing any transference of institutions.


On this page you'll find 313 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to transference, such as: car, carriage, communication, machine, movement, and transfer.

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