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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.
Tough Love forms half of the Diversions double-bill, which opens at the New Theatre, Cardiff, next Wednesday and runs until next Saturday.
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We can't double-bill the companies, but we should be covered for our costs.
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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.
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