[+gifts, prisoners] échange m
→ The engagement was sealed with an exchange of gifts.
→ He ruled out any exchange of prisoners with the militants.
an exchange of views un échange de vues
in exchange en échange
→ He paid her a huge salary. In exchange, he was assured of her vote.
in exchange for en échange de
→ It is illegal for public officials to solicit gifts in exchange for favors.
(by students, sportspeople)
cultural exchanges échanges culturels
→ a series of sporting and cultural exchanges with Seoul
(=conversation) échange m
→ There have been some bitter exchanges between the two groups.
a heated exchange un échange vif
foreign exchange change m
telephone exchange central m
→ Get the exchange to call their number.
[+goods, purchase] échanger
→ We will gladly exchange your goods, or refund your money.
to exchange sth for sth échanger qch contre qch
→ If the car you have leased is unsatisfactory, you can exchange it for another.
I exchanged the book for a video. J'ai échangé le livre contre une vidéo.
[+cards, letters, presents] échanger → We exchanged Christmas cards. [+smiles, greetings] échanger → The two men exchanged greetings. to exchange sth with sb échanger qch avec qn → He exchanged a quick smile with her then entered the lift.
bill of exchange
n lettre f de change
corn exchange , Corn Exchange
n (British) halle m aux grains
n contrôle m des changes
exchange controls les contrôles des changes
→ He pegged the peso to the dollar, abolished exchange controls
n (for students)
programme m d'échanges
→ a student exchange programme.
programme m d'échanges de poste à poste
→ The American was teaching in England as part of an exchange programme.
n taux m de change
→ The exchange rate is not very favourable at the moment.
exchange rate mechanism
n mécanisme m de change
n étudiant (e) m/f en échange
→ I first came to France as an exchange student.
n échange m
(=system) change m
→ On the foreign exchanges, the US dollar is up against the yen.
(=money) devises fpl
→ ... an important source of foreign exchange.
foreign exchange market
n marché m des changes
foreign exchange rate
n cours m des devises
(=swapping) échange m de seringues
(=place) centre m d'échange de seringues
n (British) reprise f
to accept in part exchange [+car, appliance] reprendre
→ the garage says it does not thoroughly examine cars before they are accepted in part-exchange
n (US) magasin m de l'armée
rate of exchange
n (ECONOMICS) taux m du change, cours m du change
→ ... four thousand dinars - about four hundred dollars at the official rate of exchange.
n Bourse f
n central m téléphonique