Từ điển trực tuyến - Online Dictionary

English - Vietnamese Dictionary
  • (toán kinh tế) ngân phiếu; hoá đơn
  • b. of exchange ngân phiếu trao đổi
Concise Dictionary
+a statute in draft before it becomes law
+an itemized statement of money owed for goods shipped or services rendered
+a piece of paper money (especially one issued by a central bank)
+the entertainment offered at a public presentation
+a list of particulars (as a playbill or bill of fare)
+an advertisement (usually printed on a page or in a leaflet) intended for wide distribution
+horny projecting mouth of a bird
+a sign posted in a public place as an advertisement
+a long-handled saw with a curved blade
+a brim that projects to the front to shade the eyes
+demand payment
+advertise especially by posters or placards
+publicize or announce by placards

Thesaurus Dictionary
1 invoice, account; tally, reckoning, tabulation, US (restaurant) check, Colloq US tab:
Have you paid the telephone bill?
2 US and Canadian note, banknote, paper money, Colloq folding money:
The robbers took only small bills, which they could spend easily.
3 invoice, charge:
I haven't got my cheque-book with me, please could you bill me.
beak, neb, nib, pecker; jaws:
One of the birds had a fish in its bill.
Advanced English Dictionary
noun, verb
+ noun
for payment
1 a piece of paper that shows how much you owe sb for goods or services: the telephone / electricity / gas bill + We ran up a massive hotel bill. + She always pays her bills on time. + I'll be sending you the bill for the dry-cleaning! + The bills are piling up (= there are more and more that have still not been paid).
2 (especially BrE) (AmE usually check) a piece of paper that shows how much you have to pay for the food and drinks that you have had in a restaurant: Let's ask for the bill.
3 (AmE) = NOTE: a ten-dollar bill
in parliament
4 a written suggestion for a new law that is presented to a country's parliament so that its members can discuss it: to introduce / approve / reject a bill + the Education Reform Bill
at theatre
5 a programme of entertainment at a theatre, etc: a horror double bill (= two horror films / movies shown one after the other) + Topping the bill (= the most important performer) is Robbie Williams.
6 a notice in a public place to advertise an event
Synonym: POSTER
Post no bills (= a notice warning people not to stick bills in a particular place).
See also - HANDBILL
of birds
7 the hard pointed or curved outer part of a bird's mouth
Synonym: BEAK
8 (-billed) (in adjectives) having the type of bill mentioned: long-billed waders
on hat
9 (AmE) = PEAK (4)
See also - THE OLD BILL
Idioms: fill / fit the bill to be what is needed in a particular situation or for a particular purpose: On paper, several of the applicants fit the bill.
more at CLEAN adj., FOOT v.
+ verb
ask for payment
1 [VN] ~ sb (for sth) to send sb a bill for sth: Please bill me for the books. + You will be billed monthly for the service.
2 [VN] [usually passive] ~ sb/sth as sth to advertise or describe sb/sth in a particular way: He was billed as the new Tom Cruise.
3 [VN to inf] [usually passive] to advertise that sb/sth will do sth: She was billed to speak on 'China-Yesterday and Today'.
Idioms: bill and coo (old-fashioned, informal) if two people who are in love bill and coo, they kiss and speak in a loving way to each other
Collocation Dictionary

1 showing money owed for goods/services


big, high, huge, large | outstanding, unpaid | itemized | electricity, fuel, gas, hospital, hotel, phone/telephone, etc. | tax


get, have
Could I have the bill please? I've just got a huge tax bill.
| be landed with, face
The company could now face higher fuel bills.
| run up
We ran up a very large hotel bill.
| foot, pay, pick up, settle
Don't worry?the company will pick up the bill.
| present sb with, send sb, submit
They presented us with a very large bill.
| cut, reduce
We need to cut our electricity bills.


on a/the ~
Are the coffees on the bill?
| ~ for
the bill for the meal

2 proposal for a new law


controversial | emergency | private member's


bring before Parliament, bring forward/in, introduce, propose, put forward, submit
The bill will be brought before Parliament next year. The government has put forward an emergency bill to limit the powers of the police.
| force through, push through, railroad through, rush through
The opposition will try to force the bill through Parliament.
| draft, prepare | amend | debate | adopt, approve, pass | support, vote for | defeat, reject, throw out, veto | oppose, vote against | shelve, withdraw

3 programme of entertainment




head, top
Tom Jones is topping the bill.


on a/the ~
Mozart is on the bill this evening.

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