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Synonyms for referral
rɪˈfɜr əl

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  1. referral(noun)

    a person whose case has been referred to a specialist or professional group

    "the patient is a referral from Dr. Bones"

  2. 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"

  3. referral(noun)

    the act of referring (as forwarding an applicant for employment or referring a matter to an appropriate agency)

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  1. James Comey:

    Leaks are always a problem, but especially in the last three-to-six months, where there is a leak of classified information, the FBI -- if it's our information -- makes a referral to the Department of Justice.

  2. Joe Dougherty:

    One of founders is trying to create exceptions to the protocol that are at odds with the stated goal laid out in the very first sentence: to further the clients' freedom of choice, it's at odds with the stated goals to begin to make exceptions based on referral leads.

  3. Lisa Salberg:

    The physician can make the decision about who needs a referral and needs to get additional testing.

  4. Otis Brawley:

    Go talk to your internist who did the referral, that's someone with whom you should have an open and honest conversation about this. You should be getting, at the absolute minimum, a high-quality mammogram every year with a radiologist who is aware of the previous diagnosis. She should perhaps consider getting an MRI screening.

  5. Chuck Grassley:

    I don’t take lightly making a referral for criminal investigation. But, as I would with any credible evidence of a crime unearthed in the course of our investigations, I feel obliged to pass that information along to the Justice Department for appropriate review.

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