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in lieu of (something)

Instead of; in place of. 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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A deed in lieu of foreclosure is a transfer of title in real property from the property owner to the lender, in order to avoid foreclosure or to cease the process.
Payments in lieu of real estate taxes are voluntary payments to local governments and can be terminated if necessary.
Gido, USN, (Gold Star in Lieu of Fifth Award), Galley Supervisor, USS Jarrett (FFG 33), April 2007 to April 2008.
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Ash, USN, (Gold Star in Lieu of Third Award), Retail and Laundry Supervisor, Material Division, USS Kitty Hawk (CV 63), July to December 2006.
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Brex, USN, (Gold Star in Lieu of Second Award), Material Expeditor, Priority Material Office Detachment Norfolk, Va.