exchange
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exchange(
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A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
1. (to interchange)
a. intercambiar
Are we going to exchange presents at work this year?¿Vamos a intercambiar regalos en el trabajo este año?
This year we're going to take a trip to the beach instead of exchanging presents.Este año vamos a irnos de vacaciones a la playa en vez de intercambiar regalos.
b. cambiar
Is there anybody looking to exchange trading cards?¿Alguien quiere cambiar cartas coleccionables?
c. canjear
The police finally agreed to exchange the hostages for the money.Al final, la policía accedió a canjear rehenes por el dinero.
2. (to trade in)
a. reemplazar
We can exchange the pants for store credit if you'd like.Podemos reemplazar los pantalones con crédito de la tienda si usted desea.
b. cambiar
Excuse me but my fork is dirty. Can you exchange it for another?Disculpe pero mi tenedor está sucio. ¿Me lo puede cambiar por otro?
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
3. (trade)
a. el intercambio
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
University is the perfect place for the exchange of ideas.La universidad es el lugar perfecto para el intercambio de ideas.
b. el canje
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The aim of the kidnappers was to negotiate an exchange between hostages and prisoners.El objetivo de los secuestradores era negociar un canje entre rehenes y prisioneros.
4. (currency)
a. el cambio
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The exchange rate today was 1.08 dollars to the euro.La tasa de cambio de hoy era de 1.08 dólares por euro.
5. (dialogue)
a. el intercambio de palabras
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
After a brief exchange with the bouncer, we entered the club without having to pay the cover.Después de tener un intercambio de palabras con el portero, entramos al club sin tener que pagar la entrada.
6. (economics)
a. la bolsa
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
When the exchange opened, stocks had fallen by 15 points.Cuando abrió la bolsa, las acciones habían caído 15 puntos.
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exchange
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (of prisoners, ideas)
a. el intercambio
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
in exchange (for)a cambio (de)
there was a heated exchangehubo un acalorado intercambio verbal
2. (commerce)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
exchange of contractsacto notarial de compraventa
exchange visitvisita de intercambio
3. (finance)
a. el cambio
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(of currency)
exchange controlscontroles de cambio (monetario)
exchange ratetipo or
exchange rate mechanismmecanismo de los tipos de cambio
(Stock) Exchangemercado de valores, bolsa f
(telephone) exchangecentral telefónica, centralita f
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
4. (general)
a. intercambiar
5. (faulty goods)
a. descambiar
to exchange something for somethingcambiar algo por algo
to exchange glancesintercambiar miradas
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exchange [ɪksˈtʃeɪndʒ]
noun
1 (act) [of prisoners, publications, stamps] intercambio (m); canje (m); [of ideas, information, contracts] intercambio (m)
in exchange for a cambio de; exchange of gunfire tiroteo (m); exchange of views cambio (m) de impresiones; exchange of words diálogo (m)
2 (barter) trueque (m)
3 (Economics) [of currency] cambio (m)
foreign exchange (money) divisas (f); moneda (f) extranjera
4 (building) (for trade in corn, cotton) lonja (f); (stock exchange) bolsa (f)
(telephone) exchange (public) central (f) telefónica; (private) centralita (f); conmutador (m); (LAm)
transitive verb
1 (gen) cambiar;for por; [+prisoners, publications, stamps] canjear;for por;with con; [+greetings, shots] cambiar; [+courtesies] hacerse; [+blows] darse
we exchanged glances nos miramos el uno al otro; cruzamos una mirada
2 (barter) trocar
modifier
exchange control (n) control (m) de cambios
exchange rate (n) tipo (m) de cambio
Exchange Rate Mechanism (n) mecanismo (m) de paridades or de cambio del Sistema Monetario Europeo
exchange restrictions (n) restricciones (f) monetarias
exchange value (n) contravalor (m)
exchange visit (n) visita (f) de intercambio
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