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English definition of “short-change”
short-change (also shortchange)
› COMMERCE to give someone back less money than they are owed when they are buying something from you: The check-out girl short-changed her.
› to treat someone unfairly by giving them less than they deserve: The case alleges that the company shortchanged female employees on opportunities for promotion. short-changed (also shortchanged) adjective › 20% of shoppers feel shortchanged by the cheap design of budget goods.