Lieus



[loo] /lu/

noun
1.
place; stead.
Idioms
2.
in lieu of, in place of; instead of:
He gave us an IOU in lieu of cash.
/ljuː; luː/
noun
1.
stead; place (esp in the phrases in lieu, in lieu of)

late 13c., from Old French lieu “place, position, situation, rank,” from Latin locum (nominative locus) “place.”
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