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in lieu

Legal Definition of in lieu

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Definition of in lieu

Etymology

    From French au lieu - Latin locus.

Pronunciation

  • IPA: /ɪn.luː/

Adverb

in lieu (of) (not comparable)

  1. instead (of); in place (of)

    The paintings were left to the nation by the Duke of Norfolk in lieu of inheritance taxes.

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