agent de change


plural agents de change
: a member of the board of licensed brokers who form the official bourse in France and some other European countries

Word History


borrowed from French, "agent of the exchange"

First Known Use

1821, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of agent de change was in 1821

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“Agent de change.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 17 Jun. 2024.

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