Associations to the word «Referral»

Wiktionary

REFERRAL, noun. The act or process of transferring someone or something to another, of sending by reference, or referring.
REFERRAL, 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.

Dictionary definition

REFERRAL, noun. A person whose case has been referred to a specialist or professional group; "the patient is a referral from Dr. Bones".
REFERRAL, noun. A recommendation to consult the (professional) person or group to whom one has been referred; "the insurance company says that you need a written referral from your physician before seeing a specialist".
REFERRAL, noun. The act of referring (as forwarding an applicant for employment or referring a matter to an appropriate agency).

Wise words

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