billing bill‧ing [ˈbɪlɪŋ] noun
1. [uncountable] ACCOUNTING preparing and sending to customers lists of amounts of money owed for goods or services:

• Ineffective credit control and billing procedures resulted in an unacceptable level of bad debts.

ˌitemized ˈbilling also itemised billing ACCOUNTING
[uncountable] preparing and sending to customers detailed lists showing all goods and services they have received and are being charged for, rather than just a total amount
2. billings [plural] ACCOUNTING the total value of sales made by a company in a particular period of time:

• The company's UK turnover was £2.5 million, with world-wide billings around £7 million.

3. [uncountable] MARKETING the way that something is described in advertisements:

• Only a small number of overseas visitors attend each year, and the festival hardly merits its `International' billing.

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billing UK US /ˈbɪlɪŋ/ noun
[U] ACCOUNTING, COMMERCE the process of sending someone a document asking them to pay for goods or services that they have received: »

Vivian quit her job in the billing department.


an electronic billing system

See also ITEMIZED BILLING(Cf. ↑itemized billing), REVERSE BILLING(Cf. ↑reverse billing)
billings — Cf. billings
[C or U] the way in which something is advertised or described: billing as sth »

She has secured a billing as the ""top businesswoman of the year"".

Financial and business terms. 2012.

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