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bureau de change

[by-rohduh shahnzh] /bü roʊdə ˈʃɑ̃ʒ/
noun, plural bureaux de change
[by-rohduh shahnzh] /bü roʊdə ˈʃɑ̃ʒ/ (Show IPA).
an office where money can be exchanged. Unabridged
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  • So they bade him good day and took their way back to the bureau de change.

    Command William McFee
  • Thus we have "employment bureau," and can get English money for foreign at a "bureau de change."

    Stories That Words Tell Us Elizabeth O'Neill
British Dictionary definitions for bureau de change

bureau de change

/ˈbjʊərəʊ də ˈʃɒnʒ/
a place where foreign currencies can be exchanged
Word Origin
C20: from French, literally: office of exchange
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