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billnoun

uk   /bɪl/ us   /bɪl/
  • bill noun (REQUEST FOR PAYMENT)

A2 [C or S] a request for payment of money owed, or the piece of paper on which it is written: an electricity/gas/phone bill They sent us a bill for the work they had done. She ran up (= caused herself to have) a huge phone bill. They asked the waitress for the bill. Could we have the bill, please? Her mother agreed to foot (= pay) the bill.

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  • bill noun (LAW)

[C] a formal statement of a planned new law that is discussed before being voted on: The bill was amended (= changed). When a bill is passed in Parliament it becomes law.informal The bill was thrown out (= did not go past the first stage of discussion and will not become law).

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  • bill noun (BIRD)

[C] the beak of a bird

billverb

uk   /bɪl/ us   /bɪl/

the Billnoun [S, + sing/pl verb]

uk   /bɪl/ us   /bɪl/ also the Old Bill UK slang
(Definition of bill from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

Significado de "bill" - Diccionario Inglés Americano

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billnoun [C]

us   /bɪl/
  • bill noun [C] (REQUEST FOR PAYMENT)

a list of expenses to be paid, or the total amount of costs or expenses: We still have doctors’ bills to pay.
A bill is also a check .
  • bill noun [C] (MONEY)

a piece of paper money: He pulled out a thick wad of bills and gave me $20.
  • bill noun [C] (LAW)

politics & government a formal statement of a planned new law that is discussed by a government or legislature before being voted on: After a bill is passed by both houses of Congress, it becomes law when the president signs it.
  • bill noun [C] (BIRD)

the beak of a bird

billverb [T]

us   /bɪl/
  • bill verb [T] (REQUEST PAYMENT)

to send someone a statement of what is owed: Some places will bill you, but at others you have to pay right away.
(Definition of bill from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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billnoun [C]

uk   /bɪl/ us  
COMMERCE, FINANCE, ACCOUNTING a document showing how much money you owe for goods or services you have received: bill for sth a bill for $10,000big/huge/hefty, etc. bill (for sth) The company faces a hefty bill for repairs after the storm.pay/settle a bill I don't have the money to pay this gas bill.monthly/quarterly/weekly bill They can afford their monthly bills for basics such as food and housing but have little left for luxuries.pay/pick up a bill The firm picked up the bill for him to be flown by executive jet to Edinburgh.cut/reduce a bill We need to find ways of reducing our energy bills. If you prefer you can request an itemized bill and get a list of every call you have made. gas/phone/tax, etc. bill
foot the bill
to pay a bill: Should the government foot the bill for all its citizens - or only the poorest among us?
UK US check COMMERCE a piece of paper given to you when you have finished eating at a restaurant, showing how much money you owe: "Could we have the bill please?"pick up the bill Don't worry. I'll pick up the bill.
GOVERNMENT, LAW a formal statement of a planned new law that is discussed before being voted on: The bill became law in April.amend/pass a bill They soon realized that they didn't have enough votes to pass the bill.
US MONEY →  banknote
→  bill of exchange
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billverb [T]

uk   /bɪl/ us  
to send someone a bill telling them how much money they owe for goods or services that they have received: bill sb for sth The law firm had billed its clients for more than 400 hours.
to describe sth as being sth: bill sth as sth The new technology is being billed as "the email of the future".
(Definition of bill from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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