Meaning of “exchange rate” in the English Dictionary

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"exchange rate" in British English

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exchange ratenoun [ C ]

uk /ɪksˈtʃeɪndʒ ˌreɪt/ us /ɪksˈtʃeɪndʒ ˌreɪt/ also rate of exchange

B1 the rate at which the money of one country can be changed for the money of another country

Examples

  • The Central Bank intervened in the currency markets today to try to stabilize the exchange rate.
  • She programmed the computer to calculate the exchange rate in twelve currencies.

(Definition of “exchange rate” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"exchange rate" in American English

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exchange ratenoun [ C ]

us /ɪksˈtʃeɪndʒ ˌreɪt/

the rate at which the money of one country can be changed for the money of another country

(Definition of “exchange rate” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"exchange rate" in Business English

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exchange ratenoun [ C ]

uk us also rate of exchange

ECONOMICS, FINANCE the rate at which the currency of one country can be changed for the currency of another country:

a fall/rise in the exchange rate The fall in the exchange rate triggered a rise in inflation.
a competitive/favourable/good exchange rate Maintaining low inflation is essential to secure a stable and competitive exchange rate.
a high/low exchange rate
exchange rate fluctuations/movements

(Definition of “exchange rate” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)