Furikawari, a Japanese go term, means an exchange of potential territories (which may involve quite large groups of stones changing hands, too). In English, furikawari is often translated as exchange.
There are numerous types of exchange that occur in real games.
The result afterwards is that the opponent may end up making territory within the original framework, whereas the framework player ends up with the territory originally claimed by his opponent. Of course this is less 'sudden', so that one can speak too of strategic exchanges, exchanges of territory for influence and the other way round.
After at a the exchange of for a deep framework comprising the whole top left is complete.
After , trades the corner for a position on the left side and cutting off the stones on the top side.
After , the furikawari of and is necessary, according to Go Seigen. From "Now I Would Play This Way", p. 34, by Go Seigen.
A huge furikawari was seen in Sakata Vs Takagawa, |Sakata (7p, White) against Takagawa (7p) in the 1952 Honinbo Challenger Playoff. Takagawa, the underdog in this game, allowed a huge right-side moyo to be killed, in return for taking the left side. He was about 20 points ahead when Sakata resigned. This brilliant game enabled Takagawa to challenge for the Honinbo title, the start of his famous series of nine wins in a row.