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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A unit measuring the work of one person in a year, based on a standard number of man-days.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. One person's working time for a year, or the equivalent, used as a measure of how much work or labor is required or consumed to perform some task.

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