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wire transfer

an order transmitted by telephone, telegraph, or electronically from one bank to another to pay or credit money to a payee designated by a payer.


[wahyuh r-trans-fur, -trans-fer] /ˈwaɪər trænsˈfɜr, -ˈtræns fər/
verb (used with object), wire-transferred, wire-transferring.
to transmit (money or credit) by wire transfer. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • It was posted one day late because it was wire transfer.
  • Customers who need to expedite a payment for application processing fees should use our wire transfer process.
  • The fee covers the cost of data flow, renewal processing and wire transfer costs.
  • If the seller insists on a cash wire transfer, it's wise to call off the transaction.
  • There are three types of cash- in advance- payment method: wire transfer, credit card, and payment by check.
  • In addition, don't use a wire transfer service or send money orders for a loan.
  • He then requests that after you receive the cashier's check, you wire transfer the difference back to him.
  • Legitimate buyers don't pressure you to send money by wire transfer services.

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