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 — 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 — See: INSTEAD OF …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • in lieu of — See: INSTEAD OF …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • 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 Johnson (Third Watch) — Infobox Television episode Title=In Lieu of Johnson Series=Third Watch Caption= Season=5 Episode=4 Airdate=October 20, 2003 Production=176754 Writer=Charles Murray (II) Director=Charles Haid Guests=Charles Haid Brian Dixon DMX Keith Middleton… …   Wikipedia

  • Pay in lieu of notice — In the United Kingdom, if an employer dismisses an employee without giving the requisite notice pursuant to law or the employee s contract, the employer should pay in lieu of notice. ‘In lieu’ means ‘instead of’. This is also called severance pay …   Wikipedia

  • Deed in lieu of foreclosure — A Deed in lieu of foreclosure is a deed instrument in which a mortgagor (i.e. the borrower) conveys all interest in a real property to the mortgagee (i.e. the lender) to satisfy a loan that is in default and avoid foreclosure proceedings. The… …   Wikipedia

  • deed in lieu of foreclosure — A means of escaping an overly burdensome mortgage. If a homeowner can t make the mortgage payments and can t find a buyer for the house, many lenders will accept ownership of the property in place of the money owed on the mortgage. Even if the… …   Law dictionary

  • payment in lieu of notice — (PILON) A contractual right to pay an employee a lump sum rather than require them to work out their statutory or contractual notice period. If there is no PILON clause in a contract of employment then an employer who pays an employee a lump sum… …   Law dictionary

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