bureau de change


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bureau de change

(ˈbjʊərəʊ də ˈʃɒnʒ)
n
(Commerce) a place where foreign currencies can be exchanged
[C20: from French, literally: office of exchange]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.bureau de change - (French) an establishment where you can exchange foreign money
company - an institution created to conduct business; "he only invests in large well-established companies"; "he started the company in his garage"
France, French Republic - a republic in western Europe; the largest country wholly in Europe
Translations
směnárna
vekselbureau
rahanvaihtopiste
mjenjačnica
外貨両替所
환전소
växlingskontor
สำนักงานแลกเงิน
quầy đổi ngoại tệ

bureau de change

n pl <bureaux de change> → Wechselstube f

bureau de change

صَرّاف směnárna vekselbureau Wechselstube ανταλλακτήριο συναλλάγματος casa de cambio rahanvaihtopiste bureau de change mjenjačnica ufficio del cambio 外貨両替所 환전소 wisselkantoor vekslingskontor kantor wymiany walut casa de câmbio пункт обмена валюты växlingskontor สำนักงานแลกเงิน döviz bürosu quầy đổi ngoại tệ 外汇兑换所
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