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exchange

verb
 
 
/ɪksˈtʃeɪndʒ/
GIVE [T] B1 to give something to someone and receive something similar from them: It's traditional for the two teams to exchange shirts after the game.Replacing and exchanging
SHOP [T] B2 to take something back to the shop where you bought it and change it for something else: Could I exchange this shirt for a larger size?Replacing and exchanging
exchange looks/smiles/words, etc B2 If two people exchange looks, smiles, words, etc, they look at each other/smile at each other/talk to each other, etc.: The couple opposite us sat through the whole meal without exchanging a word.Replacing and exchanging
(Definition of exchange verb from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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