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American English: /ˈbɪlɪt/
British English: /ˈbɪlɪt/

Translation of billet in Spanish:


transitive verb

  • he billeted his troops on local householders
    alojó a sus tropas con las gentes del lugar
    Example sentences
    • For much of European history barracks were the exception rather than the rule, and soldiers were billeted in civilian lodgings or public houses.
    • A brutal military terror in which thousands died was followed up by billeting the soldiers on the better-off citizens of the provincial capitals, while their sovereign courts were exiled to remote small towns.
    • There are sympathetic descriptions of some of the local people - Dutch and German - on whom the soldiers were billeted.
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