Definition of 'lieu'
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He leaves without a pay-off but will receive three months' wages in lieu of notice. The Sun (2017)The landlord took equity in lieu of rent. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Landlords can enter without warrant to seize property in lieu of rent. Times, Sunday Times (2007)You could be paid in lieu of notice and asked to leave straight away. Say Goodbye to Debt (1994)They awarded her no compensation and no payment in lieu of her notice period. Times, Sunday Times (2008)The trust can make payments in lieu of notice. Times, Sunday Times (2012)She will not receive any payment in lieu of notice. Times, Sunday Times (2009)She will not receive any compensation package or payment in lieu of notice. The Sun (2009)You find yourself spending money in lieu of doing anything. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Once on our home and again when he has cash in lieu of council tax deducted from his wages. The Sun (2006)It was set up to enable owners of important artworks to offer them to the nation in lieu of tax. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Most chiefs take payments in lieu. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Give proper notice of termination and payment in lieu of leave to any temporary staff whose employment you will not be continuing. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Insiders say he left with 180,000 in lieu of notice. Times, Sunday Times (2014)On Friday he argued that members regard the allowance as a payment in lieu of salary. Times, Sunday Times (2009)As equity partners, staff are offered a profit share in lieu of salary. Times, Sunday Times (2010)He is likely to receive about 1 million in cash in lieu of notice and for bonuses due last year. Times, Sunday Times (2011)For example, a payment made in lieu of notice or for holiday that has not been taken is normally fully taxable. Times, Sunday Times (2009)And key staff are being given six months' wages in lieu of notice because there is no work left for them to do. The Sun (2010)He claimed that 85 per cent of Lords claimed the maximum possible expenses in lieu of salary. Times, Sunday Times (2011)He said: 'A very limited number of staff will be receiving a payment in lieu of notice. The Sun (2010)She was baffled when instead she was given a 300,000 redundancy payout and a further 300,000 in lieu of notice. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Surely the concept of being paid in lieu of notice is for people made redundant, not for those who have resigned because they have been found wanting. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Some of the finest paintings in Europe were sold off cheaply, or offered to servants and claimants in lieu of money. The English Civil War: A People's History (2006)
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British English: lieu NOUN
in lieu of sth If you do, get, or give one thing in lieu of another, you do, get, or give it instead of the other thing, because the two things are considered to have the same value or importance.
He left what little furniture he owned to his landlord in lieu of rent.
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