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manned

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Pronunciation: /mand
 
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Definition of manned in English:

adjective

(Of an aircraft or spacecraft) having a human crew: a manned mission to Mars
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  • The Air Force currently suffers from a critical shortage of aviators for manned aircraft.
  • It is logical to assume that understanding the solar system environment is just as important to the vision as building the next generation of manned spacecraft.
  • Developing a new manned spacecraft in addition to larger launch vehicles becomes an expensive proposition.

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