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English definition of “bill”

bill

noun [C or S] (REQUEST FOR PAYMENT)    /bɪl/
A2 a request for payment of money owed, or the piece of paper on which it is written: an electricity/gas/phone bill They sent us a bill for the work they had done. She ran up (= caused herself to have) a huge phone bill. They asked the waitress for the bill. Could we have the bill, please? Her mother agreed to foot (= pay) the bill.AccountingBills and invoices
(Definition of bill noun (REQUEST FOR PAYMENT) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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