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English definition of “bill sb as sth”

bill sb as sth

phrasal verb with bill     /bɪl/ verb
to describe someone in a particular way in order to advertise them: The young author was billed as 'the new Beckett'.Advertising, marketing and merchandisingRetailingDefining and explaining
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