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English definition of “man-hour”

man-hour

noun [C]     /ˈmæn.aʊər/ US  /-aʊr/ (also person-hour)
the amount of work done by one person in one hour : Just think how many man-hours we could save if we computerized the system .Working hours and periods of workWork, working and the workplace
(Definition of man-hour noun from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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