double-bill

double-bill
/dub"euhl bil"/, v.t.
1. to bill (different accounts) for the same charge: He double-billed different clients for the same business trip.
2. to place (a motion picture) on a double bill: The film is being double-billed in some theaters.
v.i.
3. to bill different accounts for the same charge.
[1925-30]

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