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in lieu of (something)

Instead of something; in place of something. In lieu of flowers, please send donations to the scholarship fund.
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in lieu of something

Fig. in place of something; instead of something. (The word lieu occurs only in this phrase.) They gave me roast beef in lieu of ham. We gave money to charity in lieu of sending flowers to the funeral.
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in lieu of

In place of; instead of.
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The legislative history states that payments in lieu of dividends are not eligible for the reduced rate.
The ITINs are accepted by the government and some banks in lieu of Social Security numbers, so workers can pay the taxes needed to become U.
When she'd come home, she'd bring Traylor playing tips in lieu of gifts.
Postal Money Orders are acceptable in lieu of certified checks.
Bring along a favorite exercise video if your hotel has room VCRs, borrow a step stool from housekeeping or use two stacked phone books for an instant step workout, pack a jump rope and Dyna-Band (a taut length of stretchy rubber that provides resistance in lieu of weights), and use the stairs rather than the elevators.
Tenders are invited for Special Repairs To Replacement Of The Existing Lights In Ashoka Tp At Ins Tunir Replacement Of Old Burnt Unserviceable Electrical Meters At Residential Area And Provision Of Lt Ug Cables In Lieu Of Oh Lines At Bldg No 678 679 680 681 And 465 At C
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Parish Care, First Congregational Church, 10 Church St.
Tenders are invited for Provision Of Perforated Ms Top In Lieu Of Nylon Newar In Existing Gi Charpoy For Married Accn Of Mcpo Cpo Below Rank At Ins Chilka
Tenders are invited for Provn Of Obd In Lieu Of Existing White Wash In All The Quarters Of Lakshaya Building (Bldg No P 58) At Sma Rameswaram
He was being held last night in lieu of $5,000 bail and will be arraigned today in Western Worcester District Court.
Tenders are invited for Provision of FRP doors In lieu of old deteriorated doors of bath & toilet of Eklavya Block, Provision of 100 users septic tank for sailors galley, change in paint scheme of guard room, Provision of covered shed in front of Atithi at ward room mess, certain B/R and E/M works in bldg No T-17, Provision of non potable water supply line from bore well No 5 to static tank and Provision of Air Conditioners for NEWN room (COMCEN) at INS Mandovi under GE Gomantak.
In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the VNA Hospice Program, 120 Thomas St.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the United Presbyterian Church, c/o Capital Fund, 7 Spring St.