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English definition of “bill”

bill

verb [T usually passive] (ADVERTISE)    /bɪl/
to advertise something with a particular description ; to describe someone in a particular way in order to advertise them or make them known : The film was billed as a romantic comedy . The young author was billed as "the new Beckett".Advertising, marketing and merchandisingRetailing to list a person or performance on a programme of events : She was billed to perform every night for a period of two weeks .
(Definition of bill verb (ADVERTISE) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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