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 for transference
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Transference \Trans"fer*ence\, n.
     The act of transferring; conveyance; passage; transfer.
     [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  transference
      n 1: (psychoanalysis) the process whereby emotions are passed on
           or displaced from one person to another; during
           psychoanalysis the displacement of feelings toward others
           (usually the parents) is onto the analyst
      2: transferring ownership [syn: transfer, transference]
      3: the act of transfering something from one form to another;
         "the transfer of the music from record to tape suppressed
         much of the background noise" [syn: transfer,
         transference]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  56 Moby Thesaurus words for "transference":
     abalienation, alienation, amortization, amortizement, announcement,
     assignation, assignment, association, association by contiguity,
     association of ideas, bargain and sale, barter, bequeathal,
     cession, clang association, conferment, conferral, consignation,
     consignment, controlled association, conveyance, conveyancing,
     deeding, deliverance, delivery, demise, disclosure, disposal,
     disposition, enfeoffment, exchange, free association, giving,
     identification, impartation, imparting, impartment,
     lease and release, mental linking, negative transference,
     notification, positive transference, publication, sale, settlement,
     settling, sharing, stream of consciousness, surrender, synesthesia,
     telling, trading, transfer, transmission, transmittal, vesting
  
  

From Bouvier's Law Dictionary, Revised 6th Ed (1856) :

  TRANSFERENCE, Scotch law. The name of an action by which a suit, which was 
  pending at the time the parties died, is transferred from the deceased to 
  his representatives, in the same condition in which it stood formerly. If it 
  be the pursuer who is dead, the action is called a transference active; if 
  the defender, it is a transference passive. Ersk. Prin. B. 4, t. 1, n. 32. 
  
  

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