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agiotage

[aj-ee-uh-tij] /ˈædʒ i ə tɪdʒ/
noun
1.
the business of dealing in foreign exchange.
Origin
1820-1830
1820-30; < French, equivalent to agiot(er) to speculate (agiot exchange < Italian aggio agio) + -age -age
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agiotage

/ˈædʒətɪdʒ/
noun
1.
the business of exchanging currencies
2.
speculative dealing in stock exchange securities or foreign exchange
Word Origin
C19: French, from agio
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