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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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Whilst a dealer might make as little as PS50 profit on a new supermini, they can rake in thousands of pounds when the same car changes hands a couple of years later.
Mrs Hadala said: "When a pub changes hands it can be a worrying time for the managers, but it's business as usual at The Barge.
Although the PSC has approved the sale, an environmental cleanup by TRC must take place before the property changes hands.