foreign exchange
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Usage note
This word is often used in the plural in the sense shown in #1).
foreign exchange(
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (system)
a. el mercado de divisas
(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 nation's currency lost almost all value on the foreign exchanges.La moneda de la nación perdió casi todo valor en el mercado de divisas.
2. (foreign currency)
a. las divisas
(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).
The convertible peso was introduced in order to reduce the amount of foreign exchange being used on the street.El peso convertible fue introducido para reducir la cantidad de divisas que se utilizaba en la calle.
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
3. (related to foreign exchange)
a. cambiario
Foreign exchange transactions are the norm in this border city.Las transacciones cambiarias son lo normal en esta ciudad fronteriza.
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