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wire transfer

noun
1.
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.

wire-transfer

[wahyuh r-trans-fur, -trans-fer] /ˈwaɪər trænsˈfɜr, -ˈtræns fər/
verb (used with object), wire-transferred, wire-transferring.
1.
to transmit (money or credit) by wire transfer.
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  • Most of the money is sent through wire-transfer agencies, which are lightly regulated.

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