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billet

noun [C] uk   /ˈbɪl.ɪt/ us  
a place for soldiers to stay in for a short time: Our billets were about a mile out of town.
billet
verb [T] uk   us  
The soldiers were billeted in the town hall.
Translations of “billet”
in Spanish alojamiento, acuartelamiento…
in French logement (chez l’habitant)…
in German das Quartier…
in Chinese (Traditional) (尤指士兵的)臨時住宿處…
in Chinese (Simplified) (尤指士兵的)临时宿营地…
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