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Distribution of usage frequency for the most common synonyms of the noun lieu:

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Definition of the noun lieu

What does lieu mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: lieus

  1. the post or function properly or customarily occupied or served by another
    • example: in lieu of
    • lexical domain: Acts - nouns denoting acts or actions
    • synonyms of lieu: place / position / stead
    • more generic words: function / office / part / role = the actions and activities assigned to or required or expected of a person or group
    • more specific word: behalf = as the agent of or on someone's part

Alternative definition of the noun lieu


  1. See in lieu or in lieu of.


Lieu a.k.a. Zinglilieu is a fictional character from the television series Phu Saen Dao.

Phrases with Lieu

  1. Lieu Jaune
  2. In Lieu of
  3. In Lieu

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Lieu

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Google previewStrands of Utopia (2008)

Spaces of Poetic Work in Twentieth-century France by Michael Gerard Kelly

Construed as the totality of relations between the elements of an observable space, the lieu is the paradox of meaning simultaneously deferred and proffered ( through its semi-negation, the horizon) to the writing subject. The referential world ...

Google previewThe Southeastern Reporter (1899)

judgment lieu is a part of the contract on which the judgment is based, and hence a retroactive law, taking away the lien, is void, as impairing the obligation of contracts. Keith, P., dissenting. Appeal from circuit court, Halifax county. Suit by the ...



«L'Organisation aura son siège permanent au lieu que fixera, au cours de sa dernière session, l'Assemblée intérimaire de l'Organisation provisoire de...

Ce siège pourra être transféré provisoirement en tout autre lieu par décision du Conseil.

Google previewAnalytical Dictionary of Retailing (2000)

by Jeanne Dancette, Léon F. Wegnez, Christophe Réthoré

PLASTIC MONEY Voir ELECTRONIC MONEY PLAZA Voir srmp CENTER PLC Voir PRODUCT LIFE CYCLE POINT-OF-PURCHASE ADVERTISING point-of-sale advertising, POP advertising, POP publicité sur le lieu de ...

Google previewThe Royal Dictionary Abridged (1802)

by Abel Boyer

au lieu de ...

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Quotes about Lieu

OK- you have me now
between these angles

not one square
to make for escape

I the feral for your devour
fore fitting willing

love in lieu of
stalemate swilling

resh 2007? (Randy Resh)
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Scrabble value of L1I1E1U1

The value of this 4-letter word is 4 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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