agent de change

\ ä-zhäⁿ-də-ˈshäⁿzh \
plural agents de change\ ä-​zhäⁿ-​də-​ˈshäⁿzh \

Definition of agent de change

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

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First Known Use of agent de change

1821, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for agent de change

borrowed from French, “agent of the exchange”

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“Agent de change.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 27 Oct. 2021.

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