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bill

noun [C]
 
 
/bɪl/
PAYMENT A2 a piece of paper that tells you how much you must pay for something you have bought or for a service you have used: Have you paid the electricity bill?AccountingBills and invoices
LAW a written plan for a law: Parliament will vote today on whether to pass the reform bill.Legislation and law-making
MONEY US (UK note) a piece of paper money: a five dollar billForms of money and methods of payment
ENTERTAINMENT the particular entertainment being shown at a cinema or theatreAdvertising, marketing and merchandisingRetailingInformation and messages
BEAK a bird's beakThe head and neck of non-human animals
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