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 — 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 place of, instead of …   English contemporary dictionary

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

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

  • in lieu of — 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

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