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English definition of “change”

change

noun (MONEY)    /tʃeɪndʒ/
A2 [U] money in the form of coins rather than notes: She gave me £5 in change. My dad always used to carry a lot of loose/small change (= coins) in his pocket.Forms of money and methods of payment [U] smaller units of money given in exchange for larger units of the same amount: Have you got change for a 20-dollar bill?Forms of money and methods of payment A2 [U] the money that is returned to someone who has paid for something that costs less than the amount that they gave: I think you've given me the wrong change.General words for amounts of moneyLarge amounts of moneySmall amounts of money
(Definition of change noun (MONEY) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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