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American English: /ˈwən ˌmæn/
British English: /ˈwʌnman/

Translation of one-man in Spanish:


  • (before noun)
    dirigido por una sola persona
    she's a one-man woman
    es mujer de un solo hombre
    Example sentences
    • Why else would a bus stop be built out other than to stop traffic flow while it piles up behind the buses, which are one-man operated?
    • What was once a one-man operation now has four employees and several sub-contractors.
    • He was a one-man operation and so it was easier for him to evade scrutiny.

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