in lieu of
phrasal in the place of ; instead of

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • 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) — phrase instead, or instead of extra holiday in lieu of overtime pay Thesaurus: instead or instead ofsynonym Main entry: lieu …   Useful english dictionary

  • in lieu of — In substitution for or in place of. Ordinarily implying the existence of something to be replaced. Lamb v Milliken, 78 Colo 564, 243 P 624. But a mere statement in a lease that a certain paragraph is in lieu of prior paragraphs does not… …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • in lieu of — preposition : in the place of : instead of the mumbling cant that … the characters employ in lieu of English John McCarten rendered three days work … in lieu of rent G.G.Coulton striking out the words “one year” and inserting in lieu thereof the… …   Useful english dictionary

  • in lieu of — instead of. The teachers have accepted longer workdays in lieu of a pay cut. Usage notes: often used in newspaper articles announcing someone s death: In lieu of flowers, please send donations to the Cancer Society …   New idioms dictionary

  • in lieu of — idi in place of; instead of: He gave us an IOU in lieu of cash[/ex] …   From formal English to slang

  • in lieu of — preposition instead; in place of; as a substitute for They gave him a cash award, in lieu of the promised prize package …   Wiktionary

  • in lieu of — /in lyuw av/ Instead of; in place of; in substitution of. It does not mean in addition to. Glassman Const. Co. v. Baltimore Brick Co., 246 Md. 478, 228 A.2d 472, 474 …   Black's law dictionary

  • in lieu of — /in lyuw av/ Instead of; in place of; in substitution of. It does not mean in addition to. Glassman Const. Co. v. Baltimore Brick Co., 246 Md. 478, 228 A.2d 472, 474 …   Black's law dictionary

  • in lieu of — in place of, instead of …   English contemporary dictionary

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