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billable

[bil-uh-buh l] /ˈbɪl ə bəl/
adjective
1.
that may or should be billed:
Attorneys put in hundreds of billable hours on the case.
noun
2.
an active customer account.
Origin of billable
1570-1580
1570-80; bill1 + -able
Related forms
nonbillable, adjective
unbillable, adjective
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billable

/ˈbɪləbəl/
adjective
1.
referring to time worked, esp by a lawyer, on behalf of a particular client and for which that client will be expected to pay: a timesheet of my billable hours
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Word Origin and History for billable
adj.

1570s, from bill (v.) + -able.

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