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DIL 1

Syllabification: DIL

abbreviation

Electronics

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There are 2 main definitions of DIL in English:

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DIL 2 Syllabification: DIL

noun

informal
A person’s daughter-in-law: my son and DIL are both elementary school teachers
More example sentences
  • Can our DIL change the names of our grandchildren to her maiden name without the consent of their father?
  • My son has just told me my DIL is tense when I'm around as I don't let her feel in control.
  • Appreciate the fact that your DIL has parents/family of her own and will most likely be a bit closer to them, especially her mum.

Origin

1960s: abbreviation.

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