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Definition of "referral" []

  • The act or process of transferring someone or something to another, of sending by reference, or referring. (noun)
  • 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. (noun) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "referral" in a sentence
  • "By losing the keyword referral data, SEO marketers have lost a valuable piece of business intelligence: they will no longer be able to see what search terms led users to websites, so they will not be able to advise firms on how best to attract customers in future."
  • "And it just so happened, coincidentally, that we had a what we call a referral of a 3-year-old child."
  • "Attorney's Office has reached similar settlements with six other cardiologists in the state in what it termed a referral kickback scheme devised to keep the cardiac patients coming to the hospital for accreditation purposes, authorities said."
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