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English definition of “man”


verb [T]     /mæn/ (-nn-) HR, WORKPLACE
to use or operate equipment or machinery as part of your work , or to work in a particular place : Extra staff are brought in to man the phone lines during busy periods . All parts of the building , apart from toilets , are manned by security staff and covered by cameras .
→ See also manning
(Definition of man verb from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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