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British English: /rɪˈfəː/
American English: /rəˈfər/

Translation of refer in Italian:

transitive verb forma in -ing ecc. -rr-

  • 1 (pass on)
    (task, problem, enquiry, matter) to a
  • 2 (Law) to refer a dispute to arbitration
    sottoporre una controversia ad arbitrato
  • 3 (Medicine, Administration)to be referred to a specialist, to a hospital
    essere mandato da uno specialista, a un ospedale
  • 4 (direct) See examples:to refer somebody to
    indirizzare qualcuno in
    (critic, text)
    rinviare qualcuno a
    (article, footnote)
  • 5 (Economics)the cheque has been referred
    l'assegno è stato restituito (al traente) perché non può essere onorato

intransitive verb forma in -ing ecc. -rr-

  • 1 (allude to, talk about) See examples:to refer to
    riferirsi a, parlare di
    (person, topic, event)
    I wasn't referring to you
    non mi stavo riferendo a te
  • 2 (as name, label) See examples:she refers to him as Bob
    lo chiama Bob
    this is what I refer to as our patio
    questa è quella che io definisco la nostra terrazza
    he's always referred to as “the secretary”
    viene sempre definito “il segretario”
    don't refer to him as an idiot
    non dargli dell'idiota
  • 4 (consult) (person)to refer to
    (notes, article, system)
  • 5 (apply) See examples:to refer to somebody, something
    rivolgersi a qualcuno, qualcosa
    this refers to you in particular
    questo riguarda soprattutto te
  • 6 (Business, Economics)“refer to drawer”
    “rivolgersi all'emittente”
    “refer to bank” (in cash machine)
    “rivolgersi alla propria banca”

Phrasal verbs

refer back:

1 refer back to (speaker)
2 refer [something] back
(matter, decision, question) to a

Definition of refer in:

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