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billing

[ bil-ing ]
/ ˈbɪl ɪŋ /
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noun

the relative position in which a performer or act is listed on handbills, posters, etc.: A star usually receives billing above the title of the play.
advertising; publicity: The show was a sellout weeks ahead of the opening because of advance billing.
the amount of business done by a firm, especially an advertising agency, within a specified period of time.
an act or instance of preparing or sending out a bill or invoice.
the total amount of the cost of goods or services billed to a customer, usually covering purchases made or services rendered within a specified period of time.

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Origin of billing

First recorded in 1870–75; bill1 + -ing1
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billing
/ (ˈbɪlɪŋ) /

noun

theatre the relative importance of a performer or act as reflected in the prominence given in programmes, advertisements, etc
mainly US and Canadian public notice or advertising (esp in the phrase advance billing)
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