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Definition of billet verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



[transitive, usually passive] + adv./prep.Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they billet
he / she / it billets
past simple billeted
-ing form billeting
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to send soldiers to live somewhere temporarily, especially in private houses during a war The troops were billeted in town with local families.
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