Cambist
Cambist Cam"bist, n. [F. cambiste, It. cambista, fr. L. cambire to exchange. See {Change}.] A banker; a money changer or broker; one who deals in bills of exchange, or who is skilled in the science of exchange. [1913 Webster]

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  • cambist — CAMBÍST s. m. specialist bancar în comerţul cu devize. (< fr. cambiste) Trimis de raduborza, 15.09.2007. Sursa: MDN …   Dicționar Român

  • cambist — [kam′bist] n. [Fr cambiste < It cambista < cambiare, to exchange < LL cambiare < L cambire: see CHANGE] 1. an expert in foreign exchange, as a dealer in bills of exchange 2. a book that gives the rates of foreign exchange and… …   English World dictionary

  • Cambist — An individual or broker considered to be an expert in foreign exchange rates. Cambist may also refer to a book providing information, such as exchange rates on world currencies and other mediums of exchange. The term comes from the Latin word… …   Investment dictionary

  • cambist — cambistry, n. /kam bist/, n. 1. a dealer in bills of exchange. 2. an expert in foreign exchange. 3. a manual giving the moneys, weights, and measures of different countries, with their equivalents. [1800 10; < F cambiste < It cambista. See… …   Universalium

  • cambist — noun A banker; a money changer or broker; one who deals in bills of exchange, or who is skilled in the science of exchange …   Wiktionary

  • cambist — n. money changer …   English contemporary dictionary

  • cambist — n. Expert in exchange, skilled banker …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • cambist — cam·bist …   English syllables

  • cambist — /ˈkæmbəst / (say kambuhst) noun 1. a dealer in the foreign exchange market. 2. a manual giving the moneys, weights, and measures of different countries, with their equivalents. {French cambiste, from Italian cambista, from cambiare change} …   Australian English dictionary

  • cambist — In mercantile law, a person skilled in exchanges; one who trades in promissory notes or bills of exchange; a broker …   Black's law dictionary

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