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man-hour

[man-ouuh r, -ou-er] /ˈmænˌaʊər, -ˌaʊ ər/
noun
1.
a unit of measurement, especially in accountancy, based on an ideal amount of work accomplished by one person in an hour.
Abbreviation: man-hr.
Origin
1915-1920
1915-20
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man-hour

noun
1.
a unit for measuring work in industry, equal to the work done by one man in one hour
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