Meaning of “lost time” in the English Dictionary

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"lost time" in Business English

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lost timenoun [ U ]

uk us 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.

(Definition of “lost time” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)