Definitions

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  • n. Plural form of bill.
  • v. Third-person singular simple present indicative form of bill.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • You are in big financial trouble, you have only a $10 bill to your name, but your favorite congressman (whom you have given $10 bills to in the past) has given you the okay to erase that number 10 on the $bills and put whatever number on it you feel is "reasonable".

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  • The Senate and the house of representatives shall each of them have power to originate and amend bills; save only that bills for levying money * bills* shall be originated and amended by the representatives only: the assent of both houses shall be requisite to pass a law.

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  • The PBOC had let the three-year bill yield drop 7 bps during the period from early April through early June as investors shifted buying into longer-term bills from the short end due to their higher returns.

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  • This three-CD set is indeed what the title bills it as, with rare mono versions of several Velvet Underground LPs and singles, as well as a few items taken from acetates.

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  • The 5.6 per cent average rise in bills translates as a 4 per cent annual return allowed on each companies 'investment after tax.

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  • It appears even the Liberal Dems knows this bills is a piece of rubbish.

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  • You think people reneging on their bills is a good thing?

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  • When that failed, they persuaded the governor of Massachusetts to print some figures on slips of paper, which they dubbed bills of credit and compared to "the elixir or the philosopher's stone."

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  • [13] Students at Harvard College for many years paid their term bills with produce, meat, and live stock.

    A Brief History of the United States

  • In the latter part of the nineteenth century it became a practice of needy young men at some of the colleges of the country to earn a little money for their term bills by serving as waiters on tables at hotels during the long summer vacation.

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