lost time

lost time
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lost time UK US noun [U] (also lost days)
WORKPLACE the total number of working hours or days that are lost because of injury, broken machinery, strikes, or other problems: »

Spam cost European economies €2billion last year in lost time dealing with junk e-mail and the viruses it can transmit.

Financial and business terms. 2012.

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