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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 To play a film as part of a double feature (i.e., to show it immediately before or after another). Often hyphenated. 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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Double-bill Shameless and Tuff set to rock the Moorings
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.
FINALLY, the Tyne Bar down on the Ouseburn, also has a smashing double-bill next Tuesday night when the Canadian bluegrass/Americana/ indie trio, Elliot BROOD, joined by the close harmonies of the Cornshed Sisters.
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Tough Love forms half of the Diversions double-bill, which opens at the New Theatre, Cardiff, next Wednesday and runs until next Saturday.
Coverage of the La Liga double-bill at the Estadio San Mames and the Mestalla respectively, where Barca will be aiming to close the gap on Madrid and hope they slip up in their game which follows
HARD-HITTING drama from the National Theatre is on offer at Coventry's Warwick Arts Centre next week with provocative double-bill Chatroom and Citizenship about teenagers' lives and the pressures of adulthood.
The first of this evening's rugby league double-bill comes from National League Division One, as the teams clash at the Halton Stadium.
The double-bill performances start at 2pm and 7pm,and tickets cost pounds 5.
IN the first episode of this animated double-bill, a 200-year-old law is discovered banning alcohol in Springfield.
This match at Goodison Park concludes this afternoon's Premiership double-bill, as the Toffees welcome the Gunners to Merseyside.
COVENTRY'S Spires Philharmonic Orchestra and Chorus are hoping to build up an Easter tradition with a beefy double-bill next Saturday.
This afternoon's Premiership double-bill begins at the Reebok Stadium.
The first of yesterday afternoon's Premiership double-bill came from the Madejski Stadium, as the clubs met for the first time since 1930.