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English definition of “billet”

billet

noun [C]     /ˈbɪl.ɪt/
a place for soldiers to stay in for a short time: Our billets were about a mile out of town.Places involved in military activity billet     verb [T] The soldiers were billeted in the town hall.Accommodating people
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