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

  Forward \For"ward\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Forwarded; p. pr. &
     vb. n. Forwarding.]
     1. To help onward; to advance; to promote; to accelerate; to
        quicken; to hasten; as, to forward the growth of a plant;
        to forward one in improvement.
        [1913 Webster]
     2. To send forward; to send toward the place of destination;
        to transmit; as, to forward a letter.
        [1913 Webster]

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Forwarding \For"ward*ing\, n.
     1. The act of one who forwards; the act or occupation of
        transmitting merchandise or other property for others.
        [1913 Webster]
     2. (Bookbinding) The process of putting a book into its
        cover, and making it ready for the finisher.
        [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      n 1: the act of sending on to another destination; "the
           forwarding of mail to a new address is done automatically";
           "the forwarding of resumes to the personnel department"
      2: the advancement of some enterprise; "his experience in
         marketing resulted in the forwarding of his career" [syn:
         forwarding, furtherance, promotion]

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