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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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The average profit of these companies with shares changing hands in the second half of 2012 was PS1.
63 for buying after incurring losses was changing hands at Rs 85.
THE number of homes changing hands jumped by 17% during July as buyers continued to return to the property market, Government figures showed yesterday.
THE number of homes changing hands has fallen to a record low despite increasing buyer interest, figures showed yesterday.
dollar was changing hands in the upper 117 yen range early Friday in Tokyo, little changed from its level late Thursday in New York.
has been resolved with only the residential portion of the building changing hands for a reported sum of $115 million.