Lieu meaning

lo͝o
Lieu is defined as instead of or in place of something.

An example of lieu is someone saying they are going to the park instead of going to the beach.

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Place; stead.
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Place.
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See in lieu or in lieu of.
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in lieu of
  • In place of; instead of.
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Idioms and Phrasal Verbs

Origin of lieu

  • French from Old French from Latin locus

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From French lieu, from Latin locum, accusative of locus (place).

    From Wiktionary