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Translation of "lieu" - English-Spanish dictionary

lieu

noun   /ljuː/ /luː/ formal
in lieu (of)
instead (of) en lugar de, en vez de, a cambio He worked on Sunday and took Monday off in lieu. They gave some books in lieu of payment for the work I did. The paintings were left to the nation by the Duke of Norfolk in lieu of inheritance taxes.783
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