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Parkinson's law

noun [U]
 
 
/ˈpɑː.kɪn.sənzˌlɔː/ US  /ˈpɑːr.kɪn.sənzˌlɑː/ humorous
the idea that any piece of work will increase to fill as much time as you have to do it in
帕金森定律(指工作总要拖到最后时限才能完成的一种观点)
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in Chinese (Traditional) 帕金森定律(指工作總要拖到最後時限才能完成的一種觀點)…
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