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double bill

1. noun A program of two feature-length films shown one after the other, or (by extension) any program featuring two primary events back-to-back. They are showing the original film and its sequel in a fantastic double bill this Friday! Both the governor and state senator will speak as part of a double bill at the fundraising gala later this evening.
2. verb (often hyphenated) To play a film as part of a double feature (i.e., shown immediately before or after another). They're going to double-bill the sequel alongside the original film this Friday.
3. verb To charge separate accounts for the same cost. The lawyer was disbarred for double-billing his clients and the state for dozens of cases during his career.
See also: bill, double
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The decision to stage the semi-finals as a double-bill, having used the toss of a coin to determine home advantage in the semi-finals last year, is a surprise.
The fact that Cavan were home pointed us towards a double-bill there.
This match at Goodison Park concludes this afternoon's Premiership double-bill, as the Toffees welcome the Gunners to Merseyside.
We can't double-bill the companies, but we should be covered for our costs.
COVENTRY'S Spires Philharmonic Orchestra and Chorus are hoping to build up an Easter tradition with a beefy double-bill next Saturday.
The first of yesterday afternoon's Premiership double-bill came from the Madejski Stadium, as the clubs met for the first time since 1930.
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The first live match of today's Premiership double-bill comes from Goodison Park, where the Toffees face an unenviable test against the champions.
The first of this afternoon's Premiership double-bill comes from the Madejski Stadium, as the clubs meet for the first time since 1930.
This afternoon's Premiership double-bill begins at the Reebok Stadium, as the high-flying hosts entertain Mark Hughes's men.
A BOOGIE Night spectacular will raise the temperature at the Jam House as two legendary funk bands perform the club's first-ever disco double-bill.
Highlights of the Premiership double-bill, where both clubs will be confident of taking maximum points from their home fixtures, as they face two sides who have struggled away from home this season.
The drama returns for a new run this week, kicking off with a double-bill which begins as Martin and Danny are transporting a prisoner - but is scuppered by mercenaries.
Extended highlights of this double-bill, featuring the respective NFC South and AFC West matches at the Bank of America Stadium and Arrowhead Stadium.
AS this double-bill of the popular soap begins, Jacqui and Mike have their work cut out persuading Ron to return to court to hear the jury's verdict.