Definition of double bill in English:

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double bill

Pronunciation: /ˈˌdəbəl ˈbil/


A program of entertainment with two main items or personalities: a double bill of pianist Donegan and alto sax star Woods
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  • Geoffrey Whitworth Theatre continues to deliver high standards of challenging drama with a one-act double bill featuring Stoppard's A Separate Peace and Vaclav Havel's Audience.
  • Last night I happened to watch two excellent TV programmes, a double bill of Middleton's excellent Surviving Extremes series, which pit the Oxbridge don and travel writer against the world's most inhospitable climates.
  • A double bill of theatrical productions from two much-loved stories of Oscar Wilde, will be performed at the Linenhall Arts Centre on Thursday next, August 25th at 8pm.


[with object] (double-bill)
Charge (different accounts) for the same expenses: her two restaurants were double-billed for the one refrigerator [no object]: the previous accounting program had a tendency to double-bill
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  • Inmate banking erroneously double billed my account $66.05, wiping out my balance, so, I have been without postage stamps for the past two weeks.
  • Your checking account could be double billed, but ‘that could happen right now with a credit transaction,’ said Fowler.
  • Meanwhile in Toronto, the mayor, with a strained voice, explains to irate restaurant owners why they're being double billed for garbage pickup.

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Syllabification: dou·ble bill

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