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English definition of “billet”

billet

noun [C] uk   /ˈbɪl.ɪt/ us  
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] uk   us  
The soldiers were billeted in the town hall.Accommodating people
(Definition of billet from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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