Definition of man-hour in English:

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man-hour

Pronunciation: /ˈman ˈˌou(ə)r/

noun

An hour regarded in terms of the amount of work that can be done by one person within this period.
Example sentences
  • 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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Syllabification: man-hour

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