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Noun

Singular
exchange

Plural
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  1. An act of exchanging or trading.
    All in all, it was an even exchange.
  2. A place for conducting trading.
    The stock exchange is open for trading.
  3. (telephony, US only?) The fourth through sixth digits of a ten-digit phone number (the first three before the introduction of area codes).
    The 555 exchange is reserved for use by the phone company, which is why it's often used in films.
    NPA-NXX-1234 is standard format, where NPA is the area code and NXX is the exchange.
  4. A conversation.
    After an exchange with the manager, we were no wiser.

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Verb

Infinitive
to exchange

Third person singular
exchang

Simple past
-

Past participle
-

Present participle
ing

to exchange (third-person singular simple present exchang, present participle ing, simple past and past participle -)
  1. (transitive) To trade or barter.
    I'll gladly exchange my place for yours.
  2. (transitive) To replace with a similar item.
    I'd like to exchange this shirt for one in a larger size.

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