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lieu

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishlieulieu /ljuː, luː $ luː/ noun   in lieu (of something)
Examples from the Corpus
lieuWhen that happens, police have to cancel leave, pay overtime rates and give officers a lieu day.Isiah Chestnut, has been discharged in lieu of a court-martial.James was held in lieu of $ 100,000 bail.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.It pays 5 percent of income to its seven customer states in lieu of taxes.
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