exchange student
noun Date: circa 1930 a student from one country received into an institution in another country in exchange for one sent to an institution in the home country of the first

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • exchange student — n. a student who, by prior arrangement, attends a school in a foreign country while a student from that country attends a school in the country of the first …   English World dictionary

  • exchange student — noun : a student usually from a foreign country received free into an institution in exchange for one sent to that country on the same terms * * * a secondary school or college student who studies for a period, usually one year, at a foreign… …   Useful english dictionary

  • exchange student — ex change .student n a student who goes to a foreign country to study, usually as a part of a programme ▪ an 18 year old exchange student from France …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • exchange student — exchange′ stu dent n. edu a student who studies at a foreign institution as part of a reciprocal program between institutions or countries …   From formal English to slang

  • exchange student — /əksˈtʃeɪndʒ stjudnt/ (say uhks chaynj styoohdnt) noun a student who is visiting a country as part of a student exchange program, especially in order to learn a foreign language …   Australian English dictionary

  • exchange student — foreign student, student who studies in a school or university outside of his native country (often as part of an organized program between two particular schools) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • exchange student — a secondary school or college student who studies for a period, usually one year, at a foreign institution as part of a reciprocal program between two institutions or countries. * * * …   Universalium

  • Exchange — may mean: * Trade or barter, the voluntary exchange of goods and/or services * Social exchange * Student exchange program or high school exchange * Exchange rule, from Mathematical Logic * The exchange (chess), the value difference between rook… …   Wikipedia

  • Student exchange program — A student exchange program is a program in which a student, typically in secondary or higher education, chooses to live in a foreign country to learn, among other things, language and culture. These programs are called exchanges because… …   Wikipedia

  • exchange — ex|change1 [ ıks tʃeındʒ ] noun *** ▸ 1 giving each other something ▸ 2 angry conversation ▸ 3 change type of money ▸ 4 change places with ▸ 5 place to buy & sell goods ▸ + PHRASES 1. ) count a situation in which one person gives another person… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

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