canjear
transitive verb
1. (to swap; often used with "por") 
Los atracadores proponían canjear varios rehenes por un helicóptero.The bank robbers wanted to exchange a few hostages for a helicopter.
b. to trade 
Las tribus nativas canjeaban comida por armas con los soldados europeos.The native tribes traded food for weapons with the European soldiers.
2. (finance; often used with "por") 
Fui a la casa de cambio a canjear mis dólares por pesos argentinos.I went to the foreign exchange office to exchange my dollars for Argentine pesos.
canjear
transitive verb
1. (general) 
a. to exchange 
canjear
transitive verb
[+prisioneros] to exchange; [+cupón] to cash in;
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