Definitions

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  • noun The act or process of transferring someone or something to another, of sending by reference, or referring.
  • noun slang A document used by schools detailing some form of a student's misbehavior and listing the actions taken before and after the student's receipt of the referral.

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  • noun a recommendation to consult the (professional) person or group to whom one has been referred
  • noun a person whose case has been referred to a specialist or professional group
  • noun the act of referring (as forwarding an applicant for employment or referring a matter to an appropriate agency)

Etymologies

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refer +‎ -al

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