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CHANGE. The exchange of money for money. The giving, for example, dollars for eagles, dimes for dollars, cents for dimes. This is a contract which always takes place in the same place. By change is also understood small money. Poth. Contr. de Change, n. 1.

A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.
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"Of course you want to be on the pitch, but my role as captain won't change off the pitch."
That's a big chunk of change off the price of the PS680,000 Merchiston on plot 6 at Polofields.
The article claims the Abbott government is planning to wield its power to remove climate change off the agenda.
As with 'Auto Enrolment' lots of people put change off until the last minute, but we suggest a bit of forward planning could result in a better 'transition' period' and potentially save costs which could mount up if done at the last minute.
Education Secretary Michael Gove, who took climate change off the school curriculum.
When they got to Lime Street my son gave him a PS20 note and this guy had a good moan saying he was going to take all his change off him.
FEBRUARY 18: FA Cup fifth round, with a chunk of the Europa League teams wanting a change off the back of their first knock-out games.
He grabbed some change off the counter in a bag and ran out."