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base exchange Syllabification: base ex·change

Entry from US English dictionary

(abbreviation: BX)

Definition of base exchange in English:


A store at a naval or air force base selling personal items, clothing, refreshments, etc.
Example sentences
  • Already, a $16-million base exchange, post office and utility backbone are complete.
  • In the Misawa base exchange, vendors sell floats of all sizes, some for as much as $50.
  • Matthews bought a bag of more than 200 at the base exchange the next day and ended up passing them all out.
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