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billable

[ bil-uh-buhl ]
/ ˈbɪl ə bəl /
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adjective

that may or should be billed: Attorneys put in hundreds of billable hours on the case.

noun

an active customer account.

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Origin of billable

First recorded in 1570–80; bill1 + -able

OTHER WORDS FROM billable

non·bill·a·ble, adjectiveun·bill·a·ble, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for billable

billable
/ (ˈbɪləbəl) /

adjective

referring to time worked, esp by a lawyer, on behalf of a particular client and for which that client will be expected to paya timesheet of my billable hours
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