Definition of man-hour in English:


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  • An hour regarded in terms of the amount of work that can be done by one person within this period.
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    • We put in at least 35 man-hours per every flight hour.
    • He said there was an increase of about 20% in police man-hours dedicated to the Easter period than last year.
    • The use of containers significantly reduces the number of man-hours required to move and account for the items within the containers.

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