short-change Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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short-changeverb [T]

(also shortchange) uk   us  
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 ​casealleges that the ​company shortchanged ​femaleemployees on ​opportunities for ​promotion.
adjective (also shortchanged)
20% of ​shoppersfeel shortchanged by the ​cheapdesign of ​budgetgoods.
(Definition of short-change from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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