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Origin of double bill

First recorded in 1925–30

Definition for double bill (2 of 2)

[ duhb-uhl-bil ]
/ ˈdʌb əlˈbɪl /

verb (used with object)

to bill (different accounts) for the same charge: He double-billed different clients for the same business trip.
to place (a motion picture) on a double bill: The film is being double-billed in some theaters.

verb (used without object)

to bill different accounts for the same charge.

Origin of double-bill

First recorded in 1925–30
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British Dictionary definitions for double bill

double bill


a programme or event with two main items
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Idioms and Phrases with double bill

double bill

see double feature.

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