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A number of significant changes have taken place since the 1960s.
a change in the law
The report proposes some fundamental changes to the social security system.
The computer industry has undergone enormous changes in the last 20 years.
We made a few changes to the team for tonight's match.
Here's your change.
They told the driver to keep the change.
This is the British English definition of change. View American English definition of change.
the part of the nucleus of an atom that has a positive electrical charge
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