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bill

verb [T]
 
 
/bɪl/
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 verb from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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