in lieu
phrasal instead

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • in lieu — in place of . Collins dictionary of law. W. J. Stewart. 2001. in lieu Instead of. For example, a deed in lieu of foreclosure is a deed to a house offered to the lender by th …   Law dictionary

  • in lieu — (of sth) ► HR instead of something: »You can take a lump sum in lieu of any unused vacation entitlement. »He was offered a cash bonus, or stock options in lieu. ► US LAW until an amount of money is paid to prove that a person charged with a crime …   Financial and business terms

  • in lieu — adverb /ɪn.luː/ instead (of); in place (of) The paintings were left to the nation by the Duke of Norfolk in lieu of inheritance taxes. See Also: substitute, rather, stand in …   Wiktionary

  • in lieu — adverb : instead a small monetary payment … is given in lieu Wilfred Whitely …   Useful english dictionary

  • in lieu — instead (of). → lieu …   English new terms dictionary

  • in lieu — instead (of) …   Idioms and examples

  • in lieu of sth — in lieu (of sth) ► HR instead of something: »You can take a lump sum in lieu of any unused vacation entitlement. »He was offered a cash bonus, or stock options in lieu. ► US LAW until an amount of money is paid to prove that a person charged with …   Financial and business terms

  • in lieu of — preposition as a substitute for, as an alternative, as proxy for, by proxy, for, in place of, instead of, on behalf of, rather than, representing associated concepts: in lieu of payment Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 in lieu of …   Law dictionary

  • in\ lieu\ of — • in lieu of formal • instead of • in place of prep. In the place of; in substitution for; in preference to; rather than. I wore mittens instead of gloves. The grown ups had coffee but the children wanted milk in place of coffee. The boys went… …   Словарь американских идиом

  • in lieu (of something) — in lieu (of sth) idiom instead of • They took cash in lieu of the prize they had won. • We work on Saturdays and have a day off in lieu during the week. Main entry: ↑lieuidiom …   Useful english dictionary

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