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change

1. money given or received in return for its equivalent in a larger denomination or in a different currency
2. the balance of money given or received when the amount tendered is larger than the amount due
3. Archaic a place where merchants meet to transact business; an exchange
4. Astronomy the transition from one phase of the moon to the next
5. the order in which a peal of bells may be rung
6. Sport short for changeover

change

see SOCIAL CHANGE.

change

In building construction, an authorized alteration or deviation from the design or scope of work as originally defined by the contract documents.
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There was a 44 per cent increase in the number of companies with shares changing hands in the industrial sector compared to the previous year, affecting 875 companies.
The group warned that without an end to the current mortgage drought, the number of properties changing hands would remain depressed.
The building's health club is also included in the residential portion and will, likewise, be changing hands.
Changing Hands also carries tapes by Kansas music therapist and composer Janalea Hoffman, whose "Musical Hypnosis" tape starts out with a rhythm of 80 beats per minute and gradually slows to 50.
184 million shares changing hands while Dhofar Power company topped the list of the most active by volume with trading shares worth of RO.
50 for buying and after recording gains and changing hands closed at Rs 85.
THE pace at which new cars are changing hands is accelerating, according to new figures.