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exchange British & World English

An act of giving one thing and receiving another (especially of the same kind) in return

exchange English Thesaurus

they aim to promote the open exchange of ideas

in exchange British & World English

As a thing exchanged

base exchange British & World English

A store at a naval or air force base selling personal items, clothing, refreshments, etc.

corn exchange British & World English

(In the UK) a building where corn is or was traded, typically a hall now converted for other public use

exchange rate British & World English

The value of one currency for the purpose of conversion to another

ion exchange British & World English

The exchange of ions of the same charge between an insoluble solid and a solution in contact with it, used in water-softening and other purification and separation processes

part exchange British & World English

A method of buying something in which one gives an article that one owns as part of the payment for another, more expensive, article

post exchange British & World English

A shop at a US military camp, selling food, clothing, and other items

Baltic Exchange British & World English

An association of companies, based in London, whose members are engaged in numerous international trading activities, especially the chartering of vessels to carry cargo

labour exchange British & World English

Former term for jobcentre.

stock exchange British & World English

A market in which securities are bought and sold

stock exchange New Oxford Dictionary for Writers & Editors

(two words, capital as proper name)

exchange contracts British & World English

(Of a buyer) sign a legal contract with the vendor of a property or piece of land, making the purchase legally binding and enforceable

exchange control British & World English

A governmental restriction on the movement of currency between countries

foreign exchange British & World English

An institution or system for dealing in the currencies of other countries

futures exchange British & World English

A market in which futures contracts are bought and sold

options exchange British & World English

A market in which options on securities and commodities are bought and sold

telephone exchange British & World English

A set of equipment that connects telephone lines during a call

bill of exchange British & World English

A written order to a person requiring them to make a specified payment to the signatory or to a named payee; a promissory note

exchange transfusion British & World English

The simultaneous removal of a patient’s blood and replacement by donated blood, used in treating serious conditions such as haemolytic disease of the newborn

Exchange Rate Mechanism British & World English

An arrangement within the European Monetary System that allows the value of participating currencies to fluctuate to a defined degree in relation to each other so as to control exchange rates. Each currency is given a rate of exchange with the euro, from which it is allowed to fluctuate by no more than a specified amount; if it moves beyond this the government in question must alter its economic policies or reset the currency’s rate with the euro

foreign exchange dealer British & World English

A person employed as a dealer by an institution involved in buying and selling the currencies of other countries

foreign exchange market British & World English

A stock market in which the currencies of other countries are bought and sold

gold exchange standard British & World English

A monetary system under which the value of a country’s currency is kept at parity with another currency that is based on the gold standard

exchange contracts in exchange British & World English

(Of a buyer) sign a legal contract with the vendor of a property or piece of land, making the purchase legally binding and enforceable

the stock exchange in stock exchange British & World English

The level of prices in a particular stock exchange

par of exchange in par1 British & World English

The recognized value of one country’s currency in terms of another’s

rate of exchange in exchange rate British & World English

The value of one currency for the purpose of conversion to another

exchange blows in exchange English Thesaurus

they exchanged blows with men from a nearby village

exchange words in exchange English Thesaurus

the two exchanged words and a fight ensued


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