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English definition of “man-hour”

man-hour

noun [C] uk   /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.
(Definition of man-hour from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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