- that may or should be billed: Attorneys put in hundreds of billable hours on the case.
- an active customer account.
Origin of billable
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Examples from the Web for billable
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If your husband is earning $10 million a year, choosing the treadmill of billable hours really is rather bizarre.Why Are There So Few Female Plutocrats?
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- 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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Word Origin and History for billable
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