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transference

noun
     
trans‧fer‧ence [uncountable]
1 formal the process of moving someone or something from one place, position, job etc to another
transference of
the transference of skills acquired at school to the workplace
2 technical the process of beginning to have the same unconscious feelings about someone in the present that you had for someone such as your parents in the past

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