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      n     (Chiefly U.S)   a document acknowledging indebtedness, exchangeable for goods or services  
English Collins Dictionary - English Definition & Thesaurus  
bill          [1]  
1    money owed for goods or services supplied  
an electricity bill     
2    a written or printed account or statement of money owed  
3      (Chiefly Brit)   such an account for food and drink in a restaurant, hotel, etc,   (Usual U.S. and Canadian word)    check  
4    any printed or written list of items, events, etc., such as a theatre programme  
who's on the bill tonight?     
5    fit or fill the bill  
Informal   to serve or perform adequately  
6    a statute in draft, before it becomes law  
7    a printed notice or advertisement; poster  
8      (U.S. and Canadian)   a piece of paper money; note  
9       an obsolete name for       promissory note  
10      (Law)      See       bill of indictment  
11       See       bill of exchange  
12       See       bill of fare  
13    Archaic   any document  
      vb   tr  
14    to send or present an account for payment to (a person)  
15    to enter (items, goods, etc.) on an account or statement  
16    to advertise by posters  
17    to schedule as a future programme  
the play is billed for next week     
     (C14: from Anglo-Latin billa, alteration of Late Latin bulla document, bull3)  

English Collins Dictionary - English Definition & Thesaurus  




1    account, charges, invoice, note of charge, reckoning, score, statement, tally  
2    advertisement, broadsheet, bulletin, circular, handbill, handout, leaflet, notice, placard, playbill, poster  
3    agenda, card, catalogue, inventory, list, listing, programme, roster, schedule, syllabus  
4    measure, piece of legislation, projected law, proposal  
5    charge, debit, figure, invoice, reckon, record  
6    advertise, announce, give advance notice of, post  

English Collins Dictionary - English synonyms & Thesaurus  

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Collaborative Dictionary     English Definition
research into the integrity of the counterparty to a proposed contract and in the veracity of his claims
A lawyer is expected to do 'due diligence'. Would be culpable if he failed to do so. The bigger the contract, the more 'due diligence'.
used also as an adjective to suggest that something is suitable for a romantic experience: bill and coo hotel; bill and coo restaurant
booklet, brochure, catalogue, details of bill
military aviation term: loss of visual reference during take-off or landing due to the sand or dust
1. shoot with a firearm using a type of cartridge that contains gunpowder but neither bullet nor pellet. 2. [slang][fig.] be infertile and unlikely to impregnate a woman (due to various issues such as a low sperm count)
1.The squaddies were training, shooting blanks 2.We had been trying to have a baby for ages until a series of fertility tests revealed I was shooting blanks.
(about a movie or TV series) reach a point when, due to a unauthentic scene, it loses the appreciation of the public
made popular by "Indiana Jones" whose hero survives an explosion by hiding in a fridge
The ridiculous character of a religious concept or doctrine; formed from "religion" and "ridiculous", popularized by Bill Maher.
[Hum.];[Iron.];[Pej.];[Rel.] Word formed from "religion" and "ridiculous", popularized by Bill Maher: "The concepts of vicarious redemption and sacrifice are religulous."
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