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I am having a hard time with wording of a simple agreement (just as an exercise, not a real thing, of course).

I am trying to express that for each hour the person spends on some task, he will get $10. To be specific, if a person spends 1 hour and 1 minute on the task, he will get $20 in total.

Is there a single adjective I can use to write something like "For each my-adjective-here hour spent on the task, you will get $10"?

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I doubt there is an adjective that could fit there, but you may write this as

For each hour or part thereof spent on the task, you will get $10.

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Thank you! Although not an adjective, it still fits into the text seamlessly - and that is what I am looking for. –  Nikola Anusev Jul 22 '12 at 19:37
    
The term I have most often heard is "...or fraction thereof..." –  BillyNair Jul 22 '12 at 22:57

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