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Also, in lieu of; in place of; in someone's stead. In substitution for, rather than. For example, She wore a dress instead of slacks, or They had a soprano in lieu of a tenor, or In place of soft drinks they served fruit juice, or The chairman spoke in her stead. Instead of dates from about 1200; in lieu of, which borrows lieu, meaning "place," from French, dates from the late 1200s; in place of dates from the 1500s; and in someone's stead from the 1200s. Also see under in someone's shoes.
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So instead of a bag of chips, they might choose an apple.
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and then did it, instead of imposing my predetermined practice schedule.
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instead of "Oh, God" and "drekking idiot" instead of standard profanity.
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A Kentucky judge's practice of offering drug and alcohol offenders the option to attend worship services instead of jail or rehab has drawn a complaint from Americans United.