in lieu of Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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in lieu of

instead of: The ​company is ​allowingworkers to ​receivecash in lieu of ​vacationtime.
(Definition of in lieu of from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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