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double bill

noun
Origin
1925-1930
1925-30

double-bill

[duhb-uh l-bil] /ˈdʌb əlˈbɪl/
verb (used with object)
1.
to bill (different accounts) for the same charge:
He double-billed different clients for the same business trip.
2.
to place (a motion picture) on a double bill:
The film is being double-billed in some theaters.
verb (used without object)
3.
to bill different accounts for the same charge.
Origin
1925-30
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British Dictionary definitions for double bill

double bill

noun
1.
a programme or event with two main items
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double bill

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