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exchange British & World English

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

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.

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

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

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

stock exchange British & World English

A market in which securities are bought and sold

labour exchange British & World English

Former term for jobcentre.

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

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

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 English Thesaurus

they aim to promote the open exchange of ideas

exchange English-Spanish

intercambio masculine

exchange rate English-Spanish

tipo, paridad feminine

part exchange English-Spanish

we take your old washing machine in part exchange

stock exchange New Oxford Dictionary for Writers & Editors

(two words, cap. as proper name)

exchange value English-Spanish

valor masculine de cambio

Labour Exchange English-Spanish

oficina feminine de empleo, bolsa feminine de trabajo

stock exchange English-Spanish

bolsa feminine (de valores), Bolsa

exchange student English-Spanish

estudiante que hace un intercambio

bill of exchange English-Spanish

letra feminine de cambio

exchange blows in exchange English Thesaurus

they exchanged blows with men from a nearby village


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