There are 2 translations of bill in Spanish:

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Pronunciation: /bɪl/

n

  • 1 1.1 (invoice) factura (f), cuenta (f) telephone bill la cuenta or (Esp tb) el recibo del teléfono 1.2 (in restaurant) (esp BrE) cuenta (f), nota (f), adición (f) (RPl) 1.3 (costs) gastos (mpl) we have to reduce our wage bill tenemos que reducir los gastos de personal, tenemos que reducir el rubro salarios (AmL) the telephone bill is still too high lo que gastamos en teléfono es aún demasiado to foot the bill pagar*, apoquinar [familiar/colloquial]
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    • There were receipts, hospital bills and written statements attesting to court decisions in cases both filed by the protesters and brought against them.
    • A stickler for detail, Goring actually reads the fine print on all her bills and credit cards statements to make sure she isn't being overcharged.
    • This can allow you to check your balance, view past transactions, pay bills and transfer money between accounts.
  • 2 [Fin] 2.1 (banknote) (AmE) billete (m) a dollar bill un billete de un dólar 2.2bill of exchange
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    • He had laid the mail on the table already, bills and bank notes separated from his own personal correspondence.
    • She quickly withdrew money from her backpack, folding two ten dollar bills into her pocket.
    • Gordon dug in a leather wallet and procured nineteen ten-dollar bills.
  • 3 [Govt] proyecto (m) de ley private bill (BrE) proyecto de ley presentado por un diputado moción (f) (Chi)
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    • Within a few weeks a draft bill was presented to parliament; it had two clauses later to become sections 1 and 2 of the Act of 1916.
    • Last week, a private members' bill was presented to Parliament calling for a ban on masts near classrooms and homes.
    • The government has presented around 30 bills to the parliament, which it wants to pass rapidly during final two weeks of August.
  • 4 4.1 (poster) [dated] cartel (m), anuncio (m) post o (BrE also) stick no bills prohibido fijar carteles 4.2 (program) programa (m) to head o top the bill encabezar* el reparto to fill o (BrE also) fit the bill reunir* las condiciones, satisfacer* los requisitos do you know of anyone who would fill the bill? ¿conoces a alguien que reúna las condiciones or satisfaga los requisitos? that would fill the bill admirably eso sería ideal
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    • It can put you top of the bill at the theatre, if it wasn't for Boycie I wouldn't be doing that.
    • Top of the bill is a recital at 3pm in the Sensory Gardens by the Army Band conducted by Captain Mark Armstrong.
    • The concert will feature a host of local entertainers and top of the bill will be the widely acclaimed Clare singer Larry Mc Evoy.
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    • Traffic signboards are blatantly misused for sticking posters and bills.
    • Well, first we did some illegal bill postering and then we stole some milk crates.
    • No controls existed, and as a result adverts and theatre bills were plastered on every available space - hoardings, end walls of buildings, fences.
  • 5 (certificate) bill of indictmentescrito de acusación presentado a un jurado bill of lading conocimiento (m) de embarque bill of sale contrato (m) or escritura (f) de venta a clean bill of health (favorable report) el visto bueno [Naut] certificado (m) or patente (f) de sanidad to sell sb a bill of goods (AmE) [colloquial/familiar] darle* or (Chi) pasarle or (Col) meterle gato por liebre a algn [familiar/colloquial]
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    • The flukes will be buried into the seabed. The very tip of a fluke is sometimes called the bill.
    • Each of the plurality of flukes may be provided with an inwardly sloped bill segment at a distal end of the fluke.
    • The shank is hinged at the center of the crown, centerpiece, which has two pointed bills, designed to withstand great tension.
  • 6 6.1 (beak) pico (m) 6.2 (of cap) (AmE) visera (f)
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    • Side A has team logo embroidery on front and Nike Swoosh embroidery on bill while side B has team logo and Nike Swoosh on front.
    • Reversible hat features velcro adjustable strap, shapeable bill and logos on all sides.
    • The “Chicago Cap” was the same shape as the “Parti-Colored Cap,” but featured horizontal (rather than vertical) stripes and a solid-colored bill.
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    • The American Coot is a medium-sized bird with a white bill, yellow legs, and lobed toes.
    • Like wrens, these birds are insectivorous soft bills, and seeds can seriously damage their beaks and digestive systems.
    • Actually, I've been planning a whole column devoted just to birds' bills and their feet, so I won't say much about them here.

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Word of the day aglomeración
f
se produjo una aglomeración en torno a la estrella = a crowd gathered around the star …
Cultural fact of the day

La movida madrileña is an expression referring to the Madrid social and cultural scene of the late 1970s and early 1980s, and the people involved in it. It was a youth phenomenon based around night spots in the city, such as the now defunct club Rock-Ola. One of the leading lights of the movida was the movie director Pedro Almodóvar.

There are 2 translations of bill in Spanish:

bill2

vt

  • 1 (invoice, charge) [Busn] pasarle la cuenta or la factura a to bill sb for o (AmE also) on sth pasarle a algn la cuenta or la factura por algo
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    • Last year it settled charges that it illegally billed excessive fees and violated consumer protection regulations.
    • He believes that billed revenue this year will be four times last year's figure.
    • I hadn't given anyone my number in this town, except the usual people who bill my living expenses.
  • 2 (advertise, announce) [play/performer] anunciar it's being billed as the fight of the century la están anunciando como la pelea del siglo
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    • The result - when the allure of the biggie DJ wears thin, as it has recently, there's nothing to fill the gaps between the next highly billed event.
    • Further spice is added with the event being billed in some quarters as a battle royal between Manchester and Merseyside.
    • Navin Samarasinghe also entered the final of the men's open event where he is billed to do battle with the hardened Janaka Suwaris.
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    • Even the advertising campaign on television is billing the tie as a massacre, happily chirruping: ‘If you thought the cricket was bad…‘
    • In 1870 the birds were billed as ‘doomed to certain extinction ‘and by 1977 they seemed technically extinct.’
    • Now the actual work is billed as ‘Fa'afafine ’, so there will be people coming to this show expecting to learn more about fa'afine.

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  • to bill and coo estar* como dos tortolitos
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    • Two birds, perfectly white, pink-beaked, dark-eyed, pigeons, settled on the ledge outside my window, billing and cooing as birds will in spring.
    • Reaching into the past, it must recall words that will fire up the cell cycle and motivate the dormant; billing and cooing, it must recruit and educate the immature.
    • Milou and Squawk, two young males, are also beginning to exhibit courtship behavior, hanging out with each other, billing and bowing.

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Word of the day aglomeración
f
se produjo una aglomeración en torno a la estrella = a crowd gathered around the star …
Cultural fact of the day

La movida madrileña is an expression referring to the Madrid social and cultural scene of the late 1970s and early 1980s, and the people involved in it. It was a youth phenomenon based around night spots in the city, such as the now defunct club Rock-Ola. One of the leading lights of the movida was the movie director Pedro Almodóvar.