billable
adj.
Able to be billed; used to describe hours worked by attorneys on behalf of clients who pay their bills by the hour.

The Essential Law Dictionary. — Sphinx Publishing, An imprint of Sourcebooks, Inc. . 2008.

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  • billable — (adj.) 1570s, from BILL (Cf. bill) (v.) + ABLE (Cf. able) …   Etymology dictionary

  • billable — ˈbiləbəl adjective Etymology: bill + able (V) : that can be billed a lawyer s billable hours time billable to a specific project …   Useful english dictionary

  • billable — /bil euh beuhl/, adj. 1. that may or should be billed: Attorneys put in hundreds of billable hours on the case. n. 2. an active customer account. [1570 80; BILL1 + ABLE] * * * …   Universalium

  • billable — Ⅰ. bill [1] ► NOUN 1) a printed or written statement of the money owed for goods or services. 2) a draft of a proposed law presented to parliament for discussion. 3) a programme of entertainment at a theatre or cinema. 4) N. Amer. a banknote. 5)… …   English terms dictionary

  • billable — adjective see bill V …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • billable — 1. adjective Capable of being billed for. 2. noun Something that is billed for. ...time spent building and encoding a Web site and similar billables should be calculated as services and so noted in all contracts and invoice terms …   Wiktionary

  • billable — adj. able to be billed; payable; chargeable …   English contemporary dictionary

  • billable — bill·able …   English syllables

  • billable — bill•a•ble [[t]ˈbɪl ə bəl[/t]] adj. chargeable 1) • Etymology: 1570–80 …   From formal English to slang

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