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one-man

[ wuhn-man ]
/ ˈwʌnˌmæn /
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adjective

of or relating to, or operated, performed, or used by one person: a one-man office; a one-man band.
preferring or seeking romantic involvement with one man only: a one-man woman.

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Origin of one-man

First recorded in 1835–45
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one-man

adjective

consisting of or done by or for one mana one-man band; a one-man show
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