Translation of "exchange" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary

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exchangenoun

uk /ɪksˈtʃeɪndʒ/ us /ɪksˈtʃeɪndʒ/

exchange noun (GIVING AND GETTING)

B1 [ C or U ] the act of giving something to someone and them giving you something else

交换;互换;交流
an exchange of ideas/information 思想/信息交流
They were given food and shelter in exchange for work. 他们为人工作以换取食宿。
She proposes an exchange of contracts at two o'clock. 她提议两点钟办理房屋产权过户手续。
Several people were killed during the exchange of gunfire. 交火中数人丧生。

More examples

  • In exchange for the hostages, the terrorists demanded safe-conduct out of the country.
  • The virus is contracted through exchange of bodily fluids.
  • I might offer them my old camera in part exchange for a new one.

exchange noun (CONVERSATION)

[ C ] a short conversation or argument

(短暂的)交谈,对话;争吵
There was a brief exchange between the two leaders. 两位领导人进行了简短的交谈。

More examples

  • We had a friendly exchange of views .

exchangeverb [ T ]

uk /ɪksˈtʃeɪndʒ/ us /ɪksˈtʃeɪndʒ/

B1 to give something to someone and receive something from that person

交换;互换;交流
It's traditional for the two teams to exchange shirts after the game. 比赛后两队队员交换球衣,这是传统。
Every month the group meets so its members can exchange their views/opinions (= have a discussion). 小组每个月都会面一次,这样成员之间就可以互相交流看法/观点。
We exchanged greetings before the meeting. 会前我们相互致意。
We can exchange addresses when we see each other. 等我们见了面,可以互留地址。
Exchanging houses (= going to live in someone else's house while they live in yours) for a few weeks is a good way of having a holiday. 与他人易家而居几周不失为一个度假的好方法。

More examples

  • Do you want to exchange this toaster for another (one) or do you want your money back?
  • We always exchange hugs and kisses when we meet.
  • A cheque that is not negotiable cannot be exchanged for cash and must be paid into a bank account.
  • They briskly exchanged greetings before starting the session.
  • He talked about the humiliation of exchanging his clothes for the prison uniform.

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(Translation of “exchange” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)