Moneychanger

(redirected from Moneychangers)
Also found in: Dictionary.

Moneychanger

A person or, less commonly, an institution that exchanges one currency for another on behalf of a client. For example, if one presents a moneychanger with U.S. dollars, the moneychanger may provide one with an equivalent amount of British pounds. Modern moneychangers originated in medieval Europe and were instrumental in the development of banking.
References in periodicals archive ?
The moneychangers bankrupted our country, women accused of adultery are still stoned to death and babies are killed, not by Herod but bombs.
BEAT IT Jesus throwing moneychangers out of the temple
Part two focuses more on her father's business progress as a moneychanger, his charitable and social works and his poems.
BEIRUT: Association of Lebanese Moneychangers called on Central Bank to annul a decision that more than doubled requisite capital needed for licensing currency exchange businesses.
LAHORE, January 30, 2010 (Balochistan Times): Federal Investigation Agency (FIA), at the directives of Interior Ministry, raided illegal moneychangers in different cities of Punjab.
They underlined that most of traders have already installed CCTV cameras at their shops while majority of jewellers and moneychangers have security guards and under such circumstances, the serving of notices to them is injustice.
And unofficial moneychangers in some countries are offering lower exchange rates for Spanish and other Southern European euros than is on offer for German euros.
And the moneychangers, looking down from their skyscraper office blocks, declared that it was good.
Herod's Temple: The Temple Jesus Knew uses animation to reconstruct how the temple might have once looked, imagines the scene that took place when Jesus drove the moneychangers from its outer court, and the horror of the temple's fiery devastation at the hands of the Romans in A.
In Wednesday's drama, the gunmen ambushed two moneychangers and their two armed guards at the busy departure hall of the airport before opening fire and grabbing a bag containing the money.
In addition, Syria's black market moneychangers are not adequately regulated, and the country's borders remain porous.
Didn't Jesus overturn the tables of the moneychangers and merchants when they attempted to conduct business on Church property?