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English Dictionary: lieu by the DICT Development Group
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
  1. the post or function properly or customarily occupied or served by another; "can you go in my stead?"; "took his place"; "in lieu of"
    Synonym(s): stead, position, place, lieu
From Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913) [web1913]:
   Lieu \Lieu\ (l[umac]), n. [F., OF. also liu, leu, lou, fr. L.
      locus place. See {Local}, {Locus}.]
      Place; room; stead; -- used only in the phrase in lieu of,
      that is, instead of.
               The plan of extortion had been adopted in lieu of the
               scheme of confiscation.                           --Burke.
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