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Chinese (Traditional) translation of “Parkinson's law”

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(指工作總要拖到最後時限才能完成的一種觀點)
Philosophy
(Definition of Parkinson's law from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Traditional) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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