Switch


Switch
   The exchanging of one security for another. A switch is often used to improve a portfolio, perhaps to enhance the yield or quality.

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switch UK US /swɪtʃ/ noun
a complete change of one thing for another: a switch from/to sth »

The switch to a flat rate of tax could boost spending.

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Banks are encouraging customers to make the switch from paper to electronic statements.

COMMUNICATIONS, IT a piece of equipment in a network that receives electronic data and sends it to the right place
a small part or object that you move or press to make a light come on, make a machine start working, etc.: »

press/flick the switch

See also BAIT-AND-SWITCH(Cf. bait-and-switch)
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switch UK US /swɪtʃ/ verb
[I or T] to change from one thing, system, etc. to another, or make something do this: switch to sth »

Internet users should consider switching to a web-based bank.

switch from sth to sth »

The charity has switched from TV advertising to direct mail.

switch provider(s)/supplier(s) »

You could save money by switching energy suppliers.

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The report found that only about 6% of current account customers switch banks each year.

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switch brand/mortgage/service

See also PACKET SWITCHING(Cf. ↑packet switching)

Financial and business terms. 2012.

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