billable hour

noun
bill·​able hour | \ ˈbi-lə-bəl- \

Legal Definition of billable hour

: an hour that a lawyer spends engaged in work that can be charged to a client at the hourly rate

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“Billable hour.” Merriam-Webster.com Legal Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/legal/billable%20hour. Accessed 4 Aug. 2020.

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