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in lieu (of something)

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishin lieu (of something)in lieu (of something)formalINSTEAD instead of extra time off in lieu of payment lieu
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in lieu (of something)A plate of hardboiled eggs sat in the center; in lieu of flowers.Isiah Chestnut, has been discharged in lieu of a court-martial.In some cases, a telephone interview will be held in lieu of a personal visit.He is being held in lieu of $ 1 million bail.She was being held in lieu of $40,000 bail.James was held in lieu of $ 100,000 bail.If you didn't have your fortnightly visit you were allowed a letter in lieu or sometimes a phone call.When I go on trips, I consider sending her menus in lieu of postcards.In some instances an interview with a nutritionist will be desirable in addition to or in lieu of laboratory studies.
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