Definition of billing in English:


Syllabification: bill·ing
Pronunciation: /ˈbiliNG


  • 1The action or fact of publicizing or being publicized in a particular way: they can justify their billing as the American League favorites
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    • Though Johnson downplayed its significance coming in, the billing of this matchup as the Mariners past versus their future certainly gave him every reason to be fired up.
    • The last TV interview we did with Lemmon and Matthau - or Matthau and Lemmon, you decide the billing - was July of 1997.
    • At one time a top prospect with the New York Yankees, Spikes never lived up to the billing, but did have some productive seasons with the Cleveland Indians.
  • 1.1Prominence in publicity, especially as an indication of importance: he shared top billing with his wife
  • 2The process of making out or sending invoices: faster, more accurate order fulfillment and billing
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    • Personal digital assistants offer everything, from e-mail, word processing and time and billing to reading e-books and playing games.
    • Harvey Electronics had recently installed an IBM mainframe to do its own billing and bookkeeping and had more capacity than was needed.
    • Perlico will be taking orders for single billing from tomorrow and the product will be available from mid-October, according to managing director Iain MacDonald.
  • 2.1The total amount of business conducted in a given time, especially that of an advertising agency: the account was worth about $2 million a year in billings
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    • By 2000, the WorldGroup had more than $20 billion in billings, triple the amount it had when Dooner took over in 1994.
    • The company said operating margins had improved on last year and added it had won £410m of new business billings during the first quarter.
    • The agency had reported billings of $3.4 billion in 2002.

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