agent de change

noun

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

Word History

Etymology

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.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/agent%20de%20change. Accessed 17 Jun. 2024.

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